[html5] General consensus on HTML 5 readiness
jen at milkweedmediadesign.com
Thu Jan 14 13:15:08 PST 2010
What happens if one of us uses new tags like <article> in browsers that
don't support html5? Will IE think it's a <div> or will it ignore it
altogether? If I <article class="news-post"> instead of <div
class="news-post"> will everything just work out cross-browser? Or are those
On Thu, Jan 14, 2010 at 3:29 PM, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
> On Thu, 14 Jan 2010, Myers, Jay wrote:
> > In your professional opinion(s) and considering the state of the spec as
> > it exists today, would you make DOCTYPE changes to support HTML 5? Is
> > anyone experiencing significant roadblocks?
> The DOCTYPE is pretty much a non-issue; it is supported by all widely
> deployed browsers. Even http://google.com/ uses it.
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