Re: Call for Windows IE 7 Boycott...
From: Hairy One Kenobi (abuse_at_[127.0.0.1)
Date: Fri, 05 Aug 2005 08:44:57 GMT
"Winged" <Winged@nofollow.com> wrote in message
> Imhotep wrote:
> > A little off topic but interesting (and the article came from a Windows
> > advocate too!)
> It is inexcusable that MS has not made progress in supporting CSS
> From what I have read, think I'll stick with Firefox.
Yup. Plenty of scope there for increased support of CSS.. Firefox is much
better than Nutscrape 4, but not nearly as much as it should be.
Usual HTML development procedure: decide what to write (often an hour or
two), format it for use in IE (a couple of minutes, on my home-grown content
management system), then try and work our which bits of Firefox don't work,
or have stopped working, and try and find workarounds (open ended, often
Getting "center" to work properly would be a good start, as would agreeing
that a pixel is a pixel (still both dodgy on 1.0.6). Haven't checked to see
if they've got rid of the hard-coded container limit, though... I'll leave
that for the next major update.
Not that I'm criticising it as an alternative browser, just that it's far
from complete in supporting standards. Both browsers have some pretty horrid
-- Hairy One Kenobi Disclaimer: the opinions expressed in this opinion do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the highly-opinionated person expressing the opinion in the first place. So there!