Re: [WSG] premature to test/worry new site for IE8?

2008-04-27 Thread Ben Buchanan
I am about to start coding for a new site, and client asked me to make sure my code will work for IE8, meaning when IE 8 comes out, she doesn't need to pay me extra to fix any problem that may occur in IE 8. Client is from a web media company, though I understand her concerns and that she has

Re: [WSG] premature to test/worry new site for IE8?

2008-04-27 Thread Anders Nawroth
Hi! Ben Buchanan skrev: My take on this is you cannot *really* code for a browser that's not released yet. Alpha/Beta/pre-release versions simply are not the same as final versions. My experience from IE7 beta releases in a nutshell: * bugs changed between betas * no bugs I encountered (and

Re: [WSG] premature to test/worry new site for IE8?

2008-04-25 Thread Michael Horowitz
You need to be worried if IE 8 isn't compliant with standards or standards changes that don't exist today are implemented in ie 8. There really is no way to guarantee everything will run in a browser that currently doesn't exist. Michael Horowitz Your Computer Consultant

Re: [WSG] premature to test/worry new site for IE8?

2008-03-26 Thread jody tate
IE8's default setting will be to render web pages in standards- compliant mode. You can opt out of standards compliance with a meta tag. It was originally announced as the reverse. They changed their mind once the mob headed toward the castle in Redmond with pitchforks. Like most of us, If

Re: [WSG] premature to test/worry new site for IE8?

2008-03-26 Thread tee
Hi Jody and others who responded to my post. I am very relief to know that I don't need to worry. tee On Mar 26, 2008, at 10:20 AM, jody tate wrote: IE8's default setting will be to render web pages in standards- compliant mode. You can opt out of standards compliance with a meta tag. It

[WSG] premature to test/worry new site for IE8?

2008-03-21 Thread tee
I am about to start coding for a new site, and client asked me to make sure my code will work for IE8, meaning when IE 8 comes out, she doesn't need to pay me extra to fix any problem that may occur in IE 8. Client is from a web media company, though I understand her concerns and that she

Re: [WSG] premature to test/worry new site for IE8?

2008-03-21 Thread Gunlaug Sørtun
tee wrote: I am about to start coding for a new site, and client asked me to make sure my code will work for IE8, meaning when IE 8 comes out, she doesn't need to pay me extra to fix any problem that may occur in IE 8.Client is from a web media company, though I understand her concerns and

Re: [WSG] premature to test/worry new site for IE8?

2008-03-21 Thread Andrew Maben
On Mar 21, 2008, at 6:52 AM, tee wrote: make sure my code will work for IE8... That's about as reasonable a request as booking a Caribbean cruise in hurricane season and asking the cruise company to guarantee fair weather... Andrew

Re: [WSG] premature to test/worry new site for IE8?

2008-03-21 Thread Thomas Thomassen
you're 100% sure it'll work fine then your client is being very unresonable as the product is still under heavy development. - Original Message - From: tee [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: wsg@webstandardsgroup.org Sent: Friday, March 21, 2008 11:52 AM Subject: [WSG] premature to test/worry new site

Re: [WSG] premature to test/worry new site for IE8?

2008-03-21 Thread Alastair Campbell
On Fri, Mar 21, 2008 at 10:52 AM, tee [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Last time with IE 7, there was no problem and none of the sites I coded for her break when IE 7 came out. I think this version targeting thing really got people worry. Um, could you just not add the meta tag saying 'treat as