[TO] HTML5

stephen barncard stephenREVOLUTION2 at barncard.com
Wed May 9 14:32:51 EDT 2012


Use the server globals to detect the browser and have it both ways.
We have to do that for the mobiles anyway.

On Wed, May 9, 2012 at 12:21 AM, Tiemo Hollmann TB <toolbook at kestner.de>wrote:

> Hi Richmond,
> up to now, for me HTML5 was an enhancement of HTML4, especially in case of
> videos, which I wanted to care about, if I would have the needs of the new
> features. But I have to say I didn't read much about HTML5 up to now.
> Do you really think - or are there any hard facts? - new browsers will not
> be downward compatible to HTML4 anymore at some point?
> Tiemo
>
>
> > -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> > Von: use-livecode-bounces at lists.runrev.com [mailto:use-livecode-
> > bounces at lists.runrev.com] Im Auftrag von Richmond
> > Gesendet: Dienstag, 8. Mai 2012 21:18
> > An: How to use LiveCode
> > Betreff: Re: [TO] HTML5
> >
> > On 05/08/2012 10:12 PM, William de Smet wrote:
> > > Hi Richmond,
> > >
> > > Basic HTML5 is OK in most modern browsers (even Internet Explorer).
> > > If you want to use CSS3 'tricks' then IE still has lots of trouble with
> > it.
> > > Latest versions of Safari and Firefox are the best.
> >
> > To be quite honest, I am perfectly happy with my website as it is; and
> were
> > I to rejig it in HTML5 I would have it look the same.
> >
> > My question might have been better phrased, something like this:
> >
> > * When will the fact that my website is NOT written in HTML5 will
> browsers
> > be unable to cope with it? *
> >
> > And that is probably an unanswerable question.
> >
> > >
> > > greetings,
> > >
> > > William
> > >
> > >
> > > 2012/5/8 Richmond <richmondmathewson at gmail.com>:
> > >> Probably a goofy question, but then, again . . .
> > >>
> > >> My website is NOT written in HTML5.
> > >>
> > >> Does anybody know if the time to change to HTML5 is now, and whether
> > >> older browsers will cope with it?
> > >>
> > >> By older browsers I mean things like TenFourFox:
> > >> http://www.floodgap.com/software/tenfourfox/
> > >>
> > >> Richmond.
> > >>
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