Reporting DOM Bugs? Be Sure to Read This!
Monday November 8th, 1999
Eric Krock has a request for anyone report DOM bugs:
"Please bookmark the below URLs!!!
If the page supports IE4/5 but not HTML 4.0/W3C DOM:
If the page supports Nav4 but not HTML 4.0/W3C DOM:
If the page is breaking because of user agent detection problems:
Likewise, if you're examining a bug report in Bugzilla and realize it's caused by these issues, mark the bug INVALID. Then use the email creation templates to notify the bug reporter and the page owner of the need to upgrade. Bugs closed as INVALID in this way count half a point in the BugAThon!
#30 has the web become so conservative already ?
Tuesday November 9th, 1999 1:27 PM
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Fortunately, I don't think what we have here is indicative of all web developers.
Developers, let your DOM version serve as an IE5 version (avoid IE idiosyncracies where possible, and if need be make a few tweaks when Mozilla is released) until Mozilla is released. Then its both an IE5 and Mozilla version, and everyone else can get vanilla.