[whatwg] HTML 5 : Misconceptions Documented

Mike Wilson mikewse at hotmail.com
Sun Jan 18 12:05:52 PST 2009

Lachlan Hunt wrote:
> <a lot of interesting stuff>

Thanks for all the information, it sounds good and reasonable.
Well done!

> >>>> The idea is to make it so that browsers don't feel forced to 
> >>>> add _any_ non-standard behavior (other than experimental
> >>>> innovations using vendor-prefixed names and stuff).
> > 
> > Do you think this will happen with the current popular browsers, 
> > ie will they actually remove existing code that implements 
> > workarounds that don't make it into HTML5?
> > Or will they employ some "legacy vs HTML5" mode switching where
> > their custom workarounds are only in legacy mode?
> <snip>
> There will not be, at least in Opera, Firefox or Safari, new 
> modes added beyond the existing no quirks, limited quirks and 
> quirks modes.

Do you reckon all, or only some of, these modes will implement the
HTML5 spec? (and differ only in css/rendering) 

Best regards

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