Friday, July 29, 2011

Re: Support for IE6 isn't feasible in this format?

On Jul 29, 11:01 pm, Kurtt <> wrote:
> In the section "Image Sprites" of this doc(
> webtoolkit/doc/latest/DevGuideClientBundle.html#ImageResource), Google
> says:
> =============================
> Support for IE6 isn't feasible in this format, because structural
> changes to the DOM are necessary to implement a "windowing" effect.
> Once it's possible to distinguish ie6 and ie7 in user.agent, we could
> revisit support for ie6. In the current implementation, the ie6 code
> won't render correctly, although is a purely cosmetic issue.
> =============================
> How do i understand why IE6 couldn't be supported? Does IE itself not
> support CSS sprite? Does this mean I won't benefit from GWT's image
> sprite feature if I want my application to run well on IE6?
> Any reply will be appreciated.

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