[SATLUG] Microsoft Fails the Standards Test

country glenn.toothman at gmail.com
Sat Apr 3 18:28:52 CDT 2010


I d/l v. 8 and it's better, still one problem, but a prob that one can live
with..

Thanks for the help...



On Sat, Apr 3, 2010 at 4:59 PM, country <glenn.toothman at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hmmm, I will have to upgrade to 8, mine is 7 and thought that the MS box
> did auto-update...   will get upgraded and look at things...
>
> I was hoping to support most, however, have found that supporting firefox
> and chrome produces a much better output, always have probs when trying to
> write to IE..
>
> I'll keep dinking with it and get an upgraded IE and see what happens...
>
> Thanks..
>
> Glenn T
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> On Sat, Apr 3, 2010 at 4:54 PM, Daniel Givens <daniel at rugmonster.org>wrote:
>
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>> On Apr 3, 2010, at 4:39 PM, country wrote:
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>> > according to the information you have sent, IE7 works in the Q (quirk)
>> mode,
>> > there was no solution for the problem, guess have to wait tell they
>> upgrade
>> > again...
>>
>> I don't think you understand. By specifying a doctype, you can get it to
>> use a more-standards compliant way. At this time, IE8 is more widely used
>> than IE7 (by about 3 to 2), which is standards compliant with the various
>> HTML and XHTML "Strict" doctypes. IE7 is "almost" standards compliant and
>> plays much better than IE6. Not saying that you don't have to cater to it,
>> but you have to cater to whatever browsers you plan to support.--
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