On 05 Jun 2011 at 21:28, Geoff Shang <ge...@quitelikely.com> wrote: > On Sun, 5 Jun 2011, Richard Riley wrote: > >> If they allowed incompatible browsers that caused havoc then before you >> know it the great unwashed would be demanding more and better support or >> complaining about lack of functionality. Doing what they do they make it >> very clear from day one. > > This would be a fair enough attitude if they only applied it to their > member sections, but they don't. They set themselves up as publishers of > information, page hosts of sorts, then don't let anyone in who wants to > *read* them.
This sums it up better than I could: Anyone who slaps a 'this page is best viewed with Browser X' label on a Web page appears to be yearning for the bad old days, before the Web, when you had very little chance of reading a document written on another computer, another word processor, or another network. -- Tim Berners-Lee -- Cheers -- Tim
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