[whatwg] RE: Degrading of web applications
ian at hixie.ch
Tue Nov 16 18:47:08 PST 2004
On Wed, 17 Nov 2004, Jim Ley wrote:
> On Wed, 17 Nov 2004 02:29:31 +0000 (UTC), Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
> > But no ATs support any of the WHATWG stuff either, so if you have to
> > target existing ATs, everything being discussed is out of scope.
> No, because the whole point of WHAT-WG stuff is that degrades in non
> WHAT-WG understanding User Agents to something understandable, or did I
> miss the email where that got changed?
Fair enough. So basically any functionality that is to be used by sites
who need to target the current ATs needs to be able to fall back on
regular HTML4 forms and server-side processing.
That seems reasonable; that's basically what the existing additions allow
authors to do.
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