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Re: browsercaps.com unavailable

From: Wendy A Chisholm <chisholm@trace.wisc.edu>
Date: Fri, 24 Sep 1999 10:56:35 -0500
Message-Id: <4.2.0.58.19990924105525.01c15550@trace.wisc.edu>
To: wai-wcag-editors@w3.org
I have commented out the reference to browsercaps in techreferences.src.
I haven't added a link to htmlcompendium, yet.  i think this might be 
better to link to from browser support page?
--w

At 09:39 AM 9/24/99 , Ian Jacobs wrote:
>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 11:58:24 UTC

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