I keep starting to reply to the thread I started, realising it's old news and in fear of starting a further over-heated discussion I hesitate. I don't know why I'm reading about CSS, I don't know any security issues with CSS. I must have lost the thread of this thread somewhere. It's security. Would you not tell your neighbour they've left their keys in their front door? If you could have a system whereby anybody who had left their keys in their front door could be alerted, would it be too nannyish to implement? I'd like to implement something my company's sites, there are some good arguments for it, and I think it can be done at low-cost. The arguments against I am taking into consideration too. If you can't upgrade your browser, fine, but at least you know the risks. Seems fair to me. If you agree with that, what are the target browsers? The wording of any message I am working on, with the help from the Evolteers' reactions. And yes I've scrapped my original plan to hide the site from them :) ----- Original Message ----- From: "Thibaut Allender" <mailing at capsule.org> To: <thelist at lists.evolt.org> Sent: Thursday, January 29, 2004 4:27 PM Subject: Re: Old Browsers and security - Was Re: [thelist] Site review please > on 29/01/2004 16:52, Chris Marsh wrote : > > > The original simile is so flawed it's hardly worth debating, but just because > > some developers are incapable of allowing their sites to degrade gracefully > > in older browsers doesn't reflect on the global validity of a given browser. > > well, "gracefully" is hard to achieve in netscape 4 :) > using xhtml + css, it's now easy to disable stylesheet for it > > it's viewable, yes, but has nothing similar with the original site > (except content) > > > If I were to lapse into the inapplicable morality of a previous poster, I may > > posit that some web developers don't deserve to be web developers. > > only the client and/or company can tell that. > > -- > freelance + web|system developper|designer > + 32 496 26 75 76 + http://www.capsule.org > -- > * * Please support the community that supports you. * * > http://evolt.org/help_support_evolt/ > > For unsubscribe and other options, including the Tip Harvester > and archives of thelist go to: http://lists.evolt.org > Workers of the Web, evolt !