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Dave Sayer dave at
Tue Dec 22 16:36:48 GMT 2009

2009/12/22 Leo Pitt <leopitt at>:
> Anyone looked at the source code? I don't recollect seeing IE
> conditional comments being used so excessively... Surely there's got to
> be something a bit wrong with your XHTML and CSS if you need to fall
> back on conditional comments to that degree...
> Granted that in completely practical terms I can't think of an obvious
> problem with this technique for the site visitor, it does make me
> question the capabilities of the developers.
> Horrible ...

I saw a site the other day (can't remember which) that used this
method in the html. It's f-ing awful! They serve ie6 tables and
everything else tableless layout. It looks like an absolute bitch to
maintain and to me, really does reflect badly on their developers.


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