[OpenLayers-Dev] Examples behave different in IE due to Quirks Mode

Christopher Schmidt crschmidt at metacarta.com
Wed Jun 11 17:42:39 EDT 2008

On Wed, Jun 11, 2008 at 10:20:54PM +0200, Andreas Hocevar wrote:
> Hey Chris,
> On Wed, Jun 11, 2008 at 1:08 PM, Christopher Schmidt
> <crschmidt at metacarta.com> wrote:
> > On Wed, Jun 11, 2008 at 11:05:01AM +0200, Andreas Hocevar wrote:
> >> Should we change the examples to use standards compliant mode?
> >
> > In general, I haven't tested OpenLayers in anything other than quirks
> > mode, so I'm not sure that all things -- like vector rendering and the
> > like -- work correctly. If they do, then I'm fine with that.
> Ok, I can test everything piece by piece. Might take some time though.
> The only issue with standards-compliant mode I encountered so far is
> that map cursors are incorrect, but that might be related to Ext JS,
> which is also involved in that application. I have not investigated
> that further so far.

I'm not that concerned: if we should change it, I'm happy to do so; I
just know that I'd seen a couple of reports of it being funky in
non-quirks mode. If draw-feature and sundials work, then I'm fine -- no
need to bend over backwards, imho.

Christopher Schmidt

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