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[whatwg] <meta http-equiv="X-UA-Compatible" content="IE=edge" />

From: Robert O'Rourke <rob@sanchothefat.com>
Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2008 10:25:48 +0000
Message-ID: <4797162C.5000608@sanchothefat.com>
Christoph P?per wrote:
> Brenton Strine:
>> (...) IE8 'passes' the Acid2 test, but (...) won't render pages with 
>> the new standards-compatibility unless you explicitly tell it to with 
>> this meta tag:
>>
>> <meta http-equiv="X-UA-Compatible" content="IE=edge" />
>>
> Note that 'edge' is actually discouraged and authors should instead 
> provide version numbers they successfully tested their documents in. 
> (The list may get rather long and incomplete over time, but the QA 
> department can finally show off.)
>

<!--[if gte IE 8]>
    <meta http-equiv="X-UA-Compatible" content="IE=edge" />
<![endif]-->

This is just ridiculous now. Why can't MS just use gecko and focus on 
their UI??
Received on Wednesday, 23 January 2008 02:25:48 UTC

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