[OWASP-LEADERS] Food for thought - Web Browser compatibility
david.raphael at ceterum.net
Tue Apr 8 12:47:55 EDT 2003
Well I agree with you about NS4 being damned - It is a worthless
browser and we should not feed companies products that encourage
However, do you support 90%? or 100%? I am leaning towards 100%. I am
just imagining how many Sun Workstations are running Netscape 4.xx.
and those are J2EE developers that are going to be very unhappy with no
So far I am testing with the following browsers:
Internet Explorer for Windows 5.5
Internet Explorer for Windows 6.0
Internet Explorer for Mac 5.0
We can support NS4. But the question is should we?
On Tuesday, April 8, 2003, at 10:17 AM, Alex Russell wrote:
> On Mon, 7 Apr 2003, David Raphael wrote:
>> Hello everyone,
>> First off - what Web Browser does everyone use here? Please list
>> Version as well.
> Konqueror 3.x
> Mozilla 1.3.x
> Opera 7
> (all on Linux, and in that order in terms of frequency)
>> I have been gathering some statistics on Web Browser distibution.
>> is what I found
>> I have also seen other statistics. But the main issue is old Netscape
> I'm of the opinion that we should design degradeably, so that our
> content is accessable, but that explicitly trying to support browsers
> that understand nothing but tag soup is not only endangers our ability
> to write standards compliant code, but also holds the web back.
> I say go nuts with CSS and NN4 be damned. However, given that approach,
> I don't think we should be doing things like using tables for layout,
> Alex Russell
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> alex at netWindows.org
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