I appreciate your standpoint Phil but as web developers we must
support our users needs. Unfortunately our biggest customers are
public sector workers with the major browser in their environment
being IE6. Online figures tell half a story.
On Nov 17, 2:07 pm, Phil Petree <phil.pet...@gmail.com> wrote:
> There comes a time in every products life cycle when you must choose which
> core products (e.g. browsers etc.) and platforms you will support.
> In the case of ie6, with less than 5% of all page views (and rapidly
> declining), it is now a footnote so why support it at all?
> stats here:http://mashable.com/2010/06/01/ie6-below-5-percent/
> This be-all-to-all strategy simply doesn't work. You can't possibly support
> all versions of all browsers without causing a horrible and unpredictable
> experience for users.
> On Wed, Nov 17, 2010 at 7:40 AM, Bertilo Wennergren <berti...@gmail.com>wrote:
> > On Wed, Nov 17, 2010 at 09:01, petrob <petrob...@yahoo.com> wrote:
> > > Why don't you put the evaluation part in a separate function within
> > > the scope of handleVehiclesClick and call it with some delay (100ms)
> > > to decide what and how many option elements to select?
> > That is of course a common solution to such problems, and I use it
> > myself a lot, but I always have a nagging worry in the back of my
> > head: Is that really a clean and safe method? I pick a delay time,
> > e.g. 100ms, out of thin air and then test if it works ... for me, in
> > my browsers, in my computer, today, here. But will that be so for
> > every user everywhere? Perhaps those 100ms will not be enough for
> > someone using an old computer with MSIE6, or on a computer with lots
> > of malware that sucks all the resources, or for someone who is
> > compiling the Linux kernel while browsing, or... So maybe 500ms, or
> > 1000ms, or... How do we test? How do we make sure?
> > There must be a better way. Or not?
> > Nothing to do with Prototype or scriptaculous, I know, but still...
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