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From Harbs <harbs.li...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: testing with browserstack. IE11 bad surprise
Date Sun, 08 Apr 2018 14:53:53 GMT
The only exception to the IE support is MDL Slider. The features needed for that are sketchy
at best on IE…

> On Apr 8, 2018, at 1:20 PM, Carlos Rovira <carlosrovira@apache.org> wrote:
> 
> Hi Alex,
> 
> 
> 2018-04-08 7:53 GMT+02:00 Alex Harui <aharui@adobe.com.invalid>:
> 
>> Hi Carlos,
>> 
>> I think you missed my point and main question.  The question is: Does MDL
>> and Bootstrap support IE?  If so, then they have found a way to customize
>> Button.
> 
> 
> MDL supports IE10-11 and in some way IE9
> 
> 
> 
>>  Seems like we should be able to do the same, but maybe it won't
>> be the Jewel theme.  It might be something else, maybe folks who need IE
>> should just use our MDL support.
>> 
>> 
> MDL is an option but I think people coming to Royale will not come to use
> MDL but
> to use a full royale UI set that can have it's own way to show things with
> different faces, styles and skins.
> Or at least I don't see us getting an space in actual front-end tech out
> there as an MDL-facilitator.
> MDL is a library that proves what Royale is capable, but don't think in it
> as the real and main path.
> 
> 
>> The point is that IE probably has MS support through 2025.  It will likely
>> fade to insignificant numbers among folks who get to choose which browser
>> they want to use.  But IE is likely going to live on through 2025 as a
>> "terminal" for enterprise mission critical applications.  Otherwise, I
>> think MS would have already announced a true phase out of IE.  IMO, Royale
>> cannot ignore the "terminal" apps.  That is where Flex was winning back in
>> the Adobe days.  Getting a big enterprise Adobe Flex customer who still
>> has a Flex app to use Royale in IE would be a huge win for Royale.  But
>> again, it doesn't have to be Jewel.  But it might be nice if it looked
>> better than just Basic components.
>> 
>> 
> Ok, if IE is so important, we should do something similar to MDL to support
> it.
> Maybe some parallel css to target that browsers and recreates in some way
> how it looks in the rest. Don't know how it works right now, but I'll try
> to investigate
> and see how this could be possible.
> 
> 
> [1] https://getmdl.io/faq/index.html#browser-support
> [2] https://github.com/google/material-design-lite/#browser-support
> 
> -- 
> Carlos Rovira
> http://about.me/carlosrovira


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