[OSM-dev] Internet explorer 8 mess..

Richard Fairhurst richard at systemeD.net
Thu Mar 6 22:03:59 GMT 2008


Miles Togoe wrote:

> Anyone using Windows can download and use the mostly W3C
> compliant Firefox for free.  I haven't seen anything that indicates  
> MS will support the W3C SVG standard on IE8 or any other IE version.  
>  Until IE supports SVG, they are not abiding by W3C standards and we  
> should continue to advocate that users use Firefox, especially since  
> OSM and OpenLayers utilize SVG.

We don't, and we certainly shouldn't. We should treat our users like  
adults and trust them to make up their own mind.

FWIW no user-facing part of OSM uses SVG.

<resists temptation to make "people who live in glass houses"  
top-posting wisecra... oh bugger>

cheers
Richard





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