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Re: A Compromise to the Versioning Debate

From: Dão Gottwald <dao@design-noir.de>
Date: Sun, 22 Apr 2007 00:35:05 +0200
Message-ID: <462A9199.70908@design-noir.de>
To: liorean <liorean@gmail.com>
CC: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>

liorean schrieb:
>> Matthew Raymond schrieb:
>> >    I agree about having space-separated strings to allow bug modes for
>> > multiple vendors.
> On 21/04/07, Dão Gottwald <dao@design-noir.de> wrote:
>> I don't. We want user agents to be interoperable. It's unlikely that IEx
>> will support the FooBrowser7 bugmode, for example.
> That's not how bugmodes would work.

But that's how they would have to work for being interoperable.

> Should more browsers
> than IE choose to use bugmodes, those browsers may very well have
> bugmodes that are entirely incompatible with the bugmodes of IE.

And that goes completely agains the purpose of a standard.

Received on Saturday, 21 April 2007 22:35:18 UTC

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