[OpenLayers-Dev] doctype in examples

Eric Lemoine eric.lemoine at camptocamp.com
Mon May 30 10:57:02 EDT 2011

On Mon, May 30, 2011 at 4:36 PM, Andreas Hocevar <ahocevar at opengeo.org> wrote:
> Hey,
> it seems that with the XHTML doctype still used in many of our
> examples, IE9 does not do a good vector rendering job. It will choose
> the VML renderer, and do some things like label alignment really wrong
> (see http://openlayers.org/dev/examples/vector-features-with-text.html).
> When the doctype is changed to <!DOCTYPE HTML>, the same example
> renders perfectly well in IE9, using the SVG renderer.
> So my question: would developers agree to change the doctype of all
> our examples (at least the ones that continue to work fine after the
> change), and include this change in 2.11?
> I'm +1.


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