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modern.ie

After my presentation Pushing the Boundaries without breaking the web at Future of Web Design in London last year I was approached by Jason from Microsoft asking if I would be willing to take a look at something he was working one and give my opinion on it. I’ve not being able to talk about it until it launched however the project they had in mind was the modern.ie site.

So what happens now?

Back in November I wrote the following in an email to a mailing list as part of a discussion about The Web Standards Project, reading some of the fallout on the web over the last few days reminded me of that discussion, which seems more relevant now than before,

“When WaSP [...]

IE8 and the future of the web

By now most of you will probably have read the article posted today on A List Apart, Beyond DOCTYPE: Web Standards, Forward Compatibility, and IE8.

In a nutshell, the new http-equiv=“X-UA-Compatible” instruction will let you tell Internet Explorer to render the page in the manner of a particular IE [...]