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Re: Illustrations work this week - all hands on deck, please

From: Anna Belle Leiserson <ableiserson@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 24 Jan 2014 11:34:09 -0600
Message-ID: <CAKBLC5AMNN2joFzfwbd_x1EHJU_DZZ6VD4Gwz-7=PRJ5eE-Dow@mail.gmail.com>
To: Eric Eggert <ee@w3.org>
Cc: Helle BjarnÝ <jor@socialstyrelsen.dk>, "EOWG (E-mail)" <w3c-wai-eo@w3.org>
Hi Eric and Helle.

Thank you both so much for working on this!  I'm so glad that you spotted
it, Helle, and that you were able to spot the problem, Eric.

Anna Belle



On Fri, Jan 24, 2014 at 5:43 AM, Eric Eggert <ee@w3.org> 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 isnít 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 donít need comments around styles anymore in 2014. Weíre good if we
> just delete the beginning <!--.
>
>
> Best, Eric
>
>
> --
>
> Eric Eggert, Web Accessibility Specialist
> WAI-ACT Project
>
> Iím yatil on IRC.
>
Received on Friday, 24 January 2014 17:34:36 UTC

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