Saturday, July 30, 2011

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

Kurtt,

What's your situation with IE6? Do you develop software for corporate
users who refuse to upgrade?

Did you look at the other links? Google posted that note about IE6
more than a year and a half ago, and Microsoft is literally begging
people to stop using IE6.

http://www.ie6countdown.com/

This story is just funny:

http://edition.cnn.com/2011/TECH/web/07/29/internet.explorer.dumb/

On Jul 30, 5:22 am, Kurtt <kurtt....@gmail.com> wrote:
> Oh, my bad, I've known about the png problem under IE6. Thanks a
> million for your reply !
> :-)
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> On Jul 30, 2:21 pm, Jim Douglas <jdou...@basis.com> wrote:
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> >http://groups.google.com/group/google-web-toolkit/browse_thread/threa...
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> >http://www.businessinsider.com/microsoft-launches-anti-marketing-camp...
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> >http://googleenterprise.blogspot.com/2010/01/modern-browsers-for-mode...
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> > On Jul 29, 11:01 pm, Kurtt <kurtt....@gmail.com> wrote:
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> > > In the section "Image Sprites" of this doc(http://code.google.com/
> > > webtoolkit/doc/latest/DevGuideClientBundle.html#ImageResource), Google
> > > says:
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> > > 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.
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> > > =============================
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> > > 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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