[development] What does IE8 mean for Drupal?

Victor Kane victorkane at gmail.com
Sat Jan 26 15:30:45 UTC 2008

Right, we are definitely on the same page :)

On Jan 25, 2008 5:46 PM, Adrian Simmons <adrinux at perlucida.com> wrote:
> Victor Kane wrote:
> > I think that the need to
> > debate what Eric Meyer, certainly someone on the forefront of CSS
> > standards use, has to say on the subject is hardly getting suckered
> > into something.
> I was trying to say the opposite - just because Eric says it doesn't mean
> it's not up for debate - I think we actually agree :)
> Besides I was being a bit harsh on Eric, he'd like the default to be
> 'latest' too, but seems to think Microsoft have no choice:
> http://meyerweb.com/eric/thoughts/2008/01/24/almost-target/
> > (I would be strongly against
> > leaving this to a theme level, since it is a royal PITA to have to
> > redo settings while changing themes).
> Good point. I guess a contrib module could inject the relevant meta though,
> and be configurable too. But it might need to default to 'off' because you
> can add an http header to the server instead of the meta.
> I still hope Microsoft will change the default to standards mode, and this
> will all be moot. Time will tell.
> --
> Adrian Simmons (aka adrinux) <http://perlucida.com>
> e-mail <mailto:adrinux at perlucida.com>

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