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[whatwg] The new content model for <details> breaks rendering in MSIE5-7

From: Dean Edwards <dean.edwards@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 02 Oct 2009 23:35:27 +0100
Message-ID: <4AC6802F.3020306@gmail.com>
On 29/09/2009 20:08, Dean Edwards wrote:
>
> You have two choices to get around the <dd> rendering bug:
>
> 1. The potentially dangerous document.write()

On 29/09/2009 18:10, Dean Edwards wrote:
>
> There is a nasty side effect though. As you mentioned the
> document.write() should be the last thing in the <head>. If there
> are any scripts following the document.write() then they are *not
> executed*. I consider this a serious drawback.


> 2. Inserting weird conditional comments into your code:
>
> </head> <!--[if lt IE 8]><object><!<![endif]--> <body>


> I don't like either solution.


On 29/09/2009 21:55, Keryx Web wrote:
> 2009-09-29 21:53, Dean Edwards wrote:
>
>> Can't we just invent some new elements? We've already created 20
>> new ones. Two more won't hurt. :)
>
> This has been discussed on the HTML5 WG list to death.


Can we revisit this? It seems to important to sweep under the carpet.


-dean
Received on Friday, 2 October 2009 15:35:27 UTC

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