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Re: browsercaps.com unavailable

From: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 24 Sep 1999 10:39:35 -0400
Message-ID: <37EB8D27.191C1715@w3.org>
To: Wendy A Chisholm <chisholm@trace.wisc.edu>
CC: "Gregory J. Rosmaita" <unagi69@concentric.net>, wai-wcag-editors@w3.org
Wendy A Chisholm wrote:
> 
> Hello Gregory,
> 
> It appears that browsercaps went defunct sometime this summer.  It has been
> out of service for a while now, and I'm assuming it probably won't be
> back.  In the meantime, we've been using data from the htmlcompendium (i
> believe the URL is htmlcompendium.org).  It is not complete.  The
> difference between the two is that browsercaps had a wider selection of
> browsers, but the compendium has a more complete listing of elements that
> are supported (both HTML and CSS).
> 
> We'll update the links where we are able and put it in errata where we can't.
> 
> Ian - should we keep a place holder for browser caps in hopes that it will
> come back or comment it out until/if it does return?

I don't think so. People will be able to find the reference from
the previous version of the techniques, but if it's dead, let's
not send people there.

 - Ian
Received on Friday, 24 September 1999 10:41:02 UTC

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