You can do a lot of work with style sheets to accomodate older browsers.
Despite what we'd like to believe, "the customer is always right" even
if we (as producers of goods) don't like it. That's one reason I don't
like the movement to get people to upgrade their browsers. It's awfully
arrogant to assume ordinary computer users know how to run setup.exe off
a cover-disk.. Many don't!
Different situation to yours though I'd agree with your assesment of
UNIX admins with one cavaet, to upgrade they can justify a brand
spanking new computer to run that fancy browser :)
"John P. Looney" wrote:
>> On Mon, Jul 16, 2001 at 11:39:11AM +0100, Donncha O Caoimh mentioned:
> > I think you can only count on two things:
> > If it's a UNIX admin they probably are using Netscape. It's available
> > and easy to install.
> > If it's a NT admin.. IE rules the roost.
> > "Who are you aiming for?"
>> Admins in general. It's not the Windows people I'm worried about. Tell
> them to upgrade, they will. Tell a unix admin, and he'll assault you.
>> But, I'm tempted to go with the W3C on this - don't let crap browsers
> hold back progress. If they want to use something that looks crap, but
> works, I'll leave them with it (I certainly won't do anything that'll mean
> that Netscape won't work - but I'm not doing stuff like inserting 's
> to make it render tables correctly, etc. That's a pain in the arse.
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