June 21, 2007

So Much For Standards

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This is a screen shot of a web page running in Internet Explorer 7.

If you create your web page using browser-specific crap, and force people to use a non-standards-compliant-browser to see your content, you cannot trust the maker of non-standards-compliant-browser-x to keep their non-standard crap working.

Which makes your website look foolish in the near future.

This has been a public service announcement.

Posted by James at June 21, 2007 2:12 AM
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LOL. I love it.

Posted by: Maggie at June 21, 2007 9:26 AM

Funny. This is one of those examples that combines poor management (the decision to go IE only) with bad execution (the bug, which is probably easy to avoid). I'm not a fan of Microsoft's browser lock-in either but I'm willing to bet the fault lies more with the application developer.

Posted by: at June 21, 2007 9:46 AM

I think they are trying to make a statement. They will only run on IE6 or something that is 'greater' than that. Apparently, they haven't found anything more great. ;-)

Or they could just be stupid.

Posted by: briwei at June 21, 2007 10:40 AM

Hah! I lol'd... too funny.

Posted by: Chuck S. at June 21, 2007 11:54 AM

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