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From "EDMOND KEMOKAI" <ekemo...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Standards Complaint Browser Campaign
Date Mon, 08 Jan 2007 16:50:30 GMT
Web developers aren't suppose to be supporting browsers!!

On 1/8/07, Nelson, Tracy M. <Tracy.Nelson@nelnet.net> wrote:
>
> | From: Pierre Goupil [mailto:goupilpierre@gmail.com]
> | Sent: Saturday, 06 January, 2007 10:18
> |
> | Does anyone know about Tomcat's generated HTML standards compliance ? In
> | developpement, I'm using Firefox & Konqueror, but in production they
> will
> | be
> | using IE, so... Can it be that I run into problems ?
>
> Um, is there some reason you aren't using the same browser in development
> that they'll be using in production?  If not, you're just opening yourself
> up for a world of hurt.  I would think it would be difficult to explain to
> your boss why you have to do some emergency bug-fixing at the 11th hour
> because you didn't test with the same browser that you *knew* they'd be
> using in production.
>
> Don't get me wrong, I use FF for all my development, but as soon as I
> finish
> a feature the first thing I do is make sure it works correctly on IE.
> There's just no excuse for not supporting the browser that dominates the
> market (even if you have to use hacks or exceptions).
>
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