[OSM-dev] Internet explorer 8 mess..
ulf.lamping at web.de
Fri Mar 7 01:36:59 GMT 2008
> Yes, but only SVG should have to be supported - it's a world standard.
> It would mean less conversion code and less code to maintain is
> important for any project. And it would make things easier for direct
> SVG editing in OSM, easier SVG display integration across projects and
> custom applications, etc. Thus, we should advocate browsers that adhere
> to the SVG standards that many of us are using and if MS feels the pain
> of users switching or ignoring their attempts to monopolize the market
> by ignoring SVG, they too will start supporting SVG. Every other
> browser now supports SVG except IE. Wouldn't it be great if the IE team
> could get off their duff and rise to the challenge of creating the
> fastest SVG rendering browser? Think how much easier it would be not to
> render out to tiles.
Rendering SVG tiles with firefox is currently a pita (just tried the
osmarender JOSM plugin). It takes a *lot* of time and makes firefox
BTW: Are we on a crusade against IE, or do we want to spread OSM to the
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