[thelist] Conditional Statements -- any downside?

Joel D Canfield joel at streamliine.com
Sun Oct 21 16:04:18 CDT 2007

> 1) They are an IE feature, not a standard Web browser 
> feature.

While I don't think conditional comments are inherently evil, I do agree
that anyone who uses them should have point #1 clearly in mind. (Points
2 and 3 are real good, too)

> Firefox,
> Opera, Safari, Konqueror, Lynx, w3m, Dillo, Epiphany, and dozens of
> other browsers may wind up choking on them or at least not giving the
> expected results.

You don't happen to know of instances, do you? I know it's a valid
concern, but I'd love to have one for the archives.


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