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Re: Forcing Compatibility Mode in Opera

From: Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 03 Sep 2008 18:18:12 +0200
To: "Lachlan Hunt" <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>, "Karl Dubost" <karl@w3.org>
Cc: www-archive <www-archive@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.ugwx8ml9idj3kv@hp-a0a83fcd39d2.belkin>

On Wed, 03 Sep 2008 12:30:00 +0200, Lachlan Hunt  
<lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au> wrote:

> Karl Dubost wrote:
>>> Using Opera, in opera:config, set "CompatMode Override" to 2, which  
>>> forces standards mode for everything.
>>  Thanks. I have done it. I'm still looking for a site which breaks,  
>> though I went through some with really bad code. But nothing broke so  
>> far.
>>  Could you recommend a few?
> Google.com breaks a little bit.  The Advanced Search, Preferences and  
> Language Tools links are wrongly aligned.  Though, I was told in IRC  
> that a lot of the problems are related to JavaScript and DOM APIs,  
> rather than just layout issues.
> It was also suggested to me to just go sequentially through the links on  
> a site like reddit.com or digg.com, which will give you a range of  
> diverse and relatively popular sites.  But the problem is, quite a lot  
> of sites do use standards mode these days anyway (especially the ones I  
> tend to visit), and a manual search will be quite time consuming.

http://philip.html5.org/data/doctypes.html has links to quirky pages.

Simon Pieters
Opera Software
Received on Wednesday, 3 September 2008 16:18:59 UTC

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