[whatwg] Using the HTML5 DOCTYPE as a new quirksmode switch

Simon Pieters zcorpan at gmail.com
Tue Mar 13 14:33:54 PDT 2007

On Tue, 13 Mar 2007 20:02:10 +0100, Asbjørn Ulsberg  
<asbjorn at tigerstaden.no> wrote:

> The only way to not break 50% of the web is to invent a new mode that  
> gives the IE developers a blank sheet they can begin to draw on.

FWIW, I think the 50% figure is incorrect. According to [1], 90% of the  
web use quirks mode.

[1] http://triin.net/2006/06/12/HTML#document-types

Simon Pieters

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