[whatwg] Versioning (was: Re: Using the HTML5 DOCTYPE as a new quirksmode switch)

Geoffrey Sneddon foolistbar at googlemail.com
Wed Mar 14 10:13:14 PDT 2007

On 14 Mar 2007, at 15:16, liorean wrote:

> This is a switch out of backwards-compatibility-hell for a single
> specific browser they are asking for, not something any other browser
> vendor should have to worry about.

Other browsers introduced quirks mode to match buggy behaviour of  
others – what's to say that won't happen here, so that other browsers  
have an IE/Win DOM mode, which would therefore require a switch?

- Geoffrey Sneddon

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