[thelist] Re: Common Practice vs Standards

Joshua Olson joshua at waetech.com
Wed Jan 26 11:36:04 CST 2005

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Alan McCoy
> Sent: Wednesday, January 26, 2005 12:05 PM
> Joshua Olson wrote:
> >If they would do as little as simply fix the 3-pixel jog 
> error I would be
> >estatic.  I can't even fathom why this bug continues to 
> exist.  It's the
> >all-time worst rendering bug in the book, in my opinion.
> >  
> >
> Yep. One question though...
> Did the release of IE6 take care of the infamous box-model problem? I 
> see lots of references to the problem existing with IE5.x, but is it 
> still a flaw in IE6?

In IE 6, with the correct pre-ambles, the box model is corrected to match,
more or less, the spec.  The 3-pixel jog bug is still in full effect.  I
cannot even begin to explain how much easier life would be without the bug.

For those of you not familiar with the bug:


Joshua Olson
Web Application Engineer
WAE Tech Inc.

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