On Thu, 09 Apr 2009 23:44:04 -0700
Came this utterance formulated by Divya Manian to my mailbox:
> On 4/9/09 1:37 PM, "Michael Adams" [EMAIL-REMOVED]> wrote:
> > Divya - I disagree. IE7 handles the XML declaration fine in
> > standards mode. Although i see it on line 8 when it should always
> > be on line 1. IMHO IE less than IE7 should always be in quirks mode
> > and the XML declaration will achieve this.
> > Jon - I am on linux here at home so no IE running. Will look at it
> > at work later today but you may already have an answer by then.
> >  http://blogs.msdn.com/ie/archive/2005/09/15/467901.aspx
> I think this bug is still triggered in IE 6, but I didn't realise
> the question was asked for IE 7. Sorry about that.
>  http://www.quirksmode.org/css/quirksmode.html
My point was that I don't see quirks mode as a bug. I find it useful
and actively force IE5 - IE6 into it. That way they behave more
consistently. I see the XML declaration as the cleanest way to force
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