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RE: Versioning and html[5]

From: Chris Wilson <Chris.Wilson@microsoft.com>
Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2008 17:53:57 -0800
To: Ben 'Cerbera' Millard <cerbera@projectcerbera.com>, HTMLWG <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <14636E983DBC96408C4D669AFA9B86C02FD20E1ADF@NA-EXMSG-W602.wingroup.windeploy.ntdev.microsoft.com>

Ben 'Cerbera' Millard [mailto:cerbera@projectcerbera.com] wrote:
>Chris Wilson wrote:
>>...while I expect nearly every single web-developer-for-hire in the
>>world has written workaround code at one point or another.
>
>...including me. A few CSS tweaks sent via Conditional Comments to "lte IE7"
>are a necessary evil on roughly half the sites I work on. Many other folk
>use selector hacks for this.
>...
>Freezing the rendering until you get it perfect seems a better idea, to me.
>Nibbling away at the current CSS behaviour and releasing the progress from
>time to time only complicates things further.

I think we're doing much more than just nibbling away at the current CSS behavio(u)r in IE8, and I think it will be a substantial enough release to make sense to web developers.

-Chris
Received on Thursday, 24 January 2008 01:54:21 UTC

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