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I'm sure they can come up

I'm sure they can come up with the best implementation of the property, how long do they really need to spec this out, it's been years that CSS3 has been in development. Sorry to sound really cynical here but but something needs to change drastically in the way that these bodies approach real world implementation, and yes I'm aware of the nature and problems faced.

Given that IE8 has actually got no support for CSS3 (I am not counting what they claim as support when in actual fact all they support are the properties they themselves created and have always? supported in their browsers) is there any point in caring that much? This will the same as when I first learnt about attribute selectors and jumped for joy before falling back despondent when I realised there was little point using them, I don't see MS rushing out a new browser any time soon? I would have thought that IE8 will be much like IE6 around for years, dragging back the advance of our craft- despite it's none too bad support for Standards.

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I've played with these

I've played with these properties in FF and Safari (or was it Opera?), and really had good impressions. Like Hugo, though, it is depressing to realize they are worthless due to IE.

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We need to start a web wide

We need to start a web wide movement to boycott IE. start building everything for compliant browsers. If they come to the site with IE, we throw up a screen that makes them download a new browser. This is the only way IE will ever change. Andy Clarke and others feel the same way. We need to start somewhere if we ever expect change. Sure, this will piss some folks off, but they'll get over it.

I've implemented this on my Pixel Behavior site.


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2. Organize the content into meaningful semantic valid HTML
3. Design the prototype
4. Style using CSS

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Cupid - as much as I

Cupid - as much as I personally agree with that statement, it's hard to tell a client that they should choose to drive away over 40% of their traffic because the person isn't using a stands compliant browser.

Would you, personally, be willing to take a 40% cut in your annual profits so that you can try to make a difference?
Those 40% will just go to the next site they find that offers the same product.

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i never said it realistic.

i never said it realistic.


First basic few steps in building a webpage
1. Gather and collect content.
2. Organize the content into meaningful semantic valid HTML
3. Design the prototype
4. Style using CSS

http://www.pixelbehavior.com