Mozilla Adds Undetectable document.all Support, Part of New Novell Linux Distribution?
Friday July 23rd, 2004
Jacob writes: "Mozilla builds starting tomorrow will now support an undetectable version of
An important thing to remember is that this will not break existing scripts that check for
Update: The Register is reporting that Novell will soon be coming out with a slimmed down version of SuSE Linux targeted at exterprise desktops. The interesting part of this story is that they will be shipping a browser that "supported IE6 extensions, making it possible to access IE-only websites." Time will tell if this new support for
by TonyG <firstname.lastname@example.org.Yuk>
Friday July 23rd, 2004 3:06 PM
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Possibly - I personally would never target code at one browser or another and I would like to think that neither would most other developers. However, I really don't know. I think self respecting devs wouldnt, but I do not know how much they account for. A lot fo the stuff I see coded for IE only is a few years old, which makes me thing the cowboys behind the code are now estate agents or whatever they moved to next following the dot com bubble bursting.
So, I would hazard a perhaps optimistic guess that devs these days at least code switch on document.getElementById ...