On 6 June 2011 01:44, Robert Cummings <rob...@interjinn.com> wrote:
> On 11-06-05 07:28 PM, Richard Quadling wrote:
>> There is another approach. Regressive Enhancement.
>> Essentially, create your site with all the bells and whistles enabled.
>> Make full use of all / any standards compliant feature.
>> For browsers not capable of supporting that, use emulation techniques.
>> Sitepoint have a blog about this technique :
>> http://blogs.sitepoint.com/regressive-enhancement-with-modernizr-and-yepnope/
> From my cursory read... regressive enhancement would need to rely on
> progressive enhancement to work :) If there's no JavaScript to do the
> lifting, then how can you regress?
> An interesting read all the same. It's kind of like the compatibility layer
> PEAR releases for older versions of PHP so they have access to newer
> functions and stuff but implemented in PHP rather than C.
> Cheers,
> Rob.

If you were to start with a full bells and whistles HTML5/CSS3 site,
then you would already have an issue with very very old and / or non
visual browsers I think.

If they don't have JS, then the level of FOOBAR is going to be even greater.

So. Interesting but maybe useless.

Richard Quadling
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