[thelist] NS 6 - comments anyone?

Bruce Heerssen bruce at heerssen.com
Wed Oct 31 18:28:27 CST 2001

Eol wrote:
> From a purely web development standpoint, NS 6 is
> about 500% better than IE 6 when it comes to rendering
> css1/css2/xhtml 1.0/xhtml1.1/XSL correctly (without
> starting a regious debate here, my only say on the
> matter for all your IE ppl is try using
> style="margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto" to
> center a BLOCK element (it won't work in IE).  

Here's another one. IE 6 does not properly support "background: fixed 
no-repeat" properly when applied to a div. This is a shame because it's so 

Open both NS6.1 (or moz 0.9.2 up) and IE 6, then look at 


to see what I'm talking about. this is a page inspired by 


I wanted to see if IE 6 would render it correctly, but nope. Looks like MS 
has a little ways to go yet in achieving full compliance, despite their 
rhetoric. :(


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