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SV: Illustrations in IE [was: Illustrations work this week - all hands on deck, please]

From: Helle Bjarnø <jor@socialstyrelsen.dk>
Date: Fri, 24 Jan 2014 14:23:42 +0100
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To: "Shawn Henry" <shawn@w3.org>, "EOWG (E-mail)" <w3c-wai-eo@w3.org>
Cc: "Eric Eggert" <ee@w3.org>, "Anna Belle Leiserson" <ableiserson@gmail.com>, "Victoria Menezes Miller" <menezesmiller@gmail.com>
Yes, now it works on IE8.0
Helle

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-----Oprindelig meddelelse-----
Fra: Shawn Henry [mailto:shawn@w3.org] 
Sendt: 24. januar 2014 14:20
Til: Helle Bjarnø; Victoria Menezes Miller
Cc: Eric Eggert; Anna Belle Leiserson
Emne: Illustrations in IE [was: Illustrations work this week - all hands on deck, please]

[ - EOWG list]

Thanks, Eric.

Helle, Vicki: It's fixed and should work in IE now.

~Shawn

On 1/24/2014 5:43 AM, Eric Eggert wrote:
> Hi Helle, hi Anna Belle,
>
>> I still get a blank page in IE 8.0. In FF and Chrome it's OK, same PC 
>> with WIN XP
>
> I just had another look: The culprit is the style element in the head. It starts with an HTML comment which isn’t closed anywhere.
>
> The parser in IE9 and below is a bit stupid and reads the rest of the document as commented out.
>
> As that is a technique to hide style sections from Browsers like Netscape 3, we don’t need comments around styles anymore in 2014. We’re good if we just delete the beginning <!--.
>
>
> Best, Eric
>
>
> --
>
> Eric Eggert, Web Accessibility Specialist WAI-ACT Project
>
> I’m yatil on IRC.
>
>
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