Internet Explorer Standards Compliance
You know the satisfaction that comes from a job well done? The sweet victory of completing a project you can be proud of? Knowing that you took the time to do something right, and it shows?Well, endnu en grund til ikke at bruge Microsofts skrammel - udover sikkerheden - og brugervenligheden - og udover, at vi ved at gøre os afhængige af Microsofts skrammel forærer ansvaret for vores kommunikationsinfrastruktur til et monopol:
Yeah, me to. It's a great feeling isn't it?
Unless you are building a web site.
Because no matter how much time you spend making sure everything is compliant with web standards... no matter how long you take to validate every line of hand-coded HTML... no matter what you do to ensure that everything will appear exactly as you intended it to look...
It all falls apart when you look at the site in Internet Explorer...
I could go into details (the box model is f#@%ed up, floats aren't handled properly, no support for max-width, etc. etc. etc. etc.) but none of it really matters. The simple fact is that Internet Explorer is garbage. Unfortunately, people don't seem to realize it...Link.