'Tis a sad day

Hixie writes: We can sit here and argue about semantics and CSS19 and who knows what until we’re blue in the face, but at the end of the day, standards are a ridiculous waste of time. There is only one standard, and it’s whatever Internet Explorer supports. I am currently working on a redesign of my blog geared toward IE users, although it might work in non-standard browsers like Mozilla, too. Maybe I’m biased because Microsoft just hired me, but I think I’m just grounded in reality…

This represents a significant about-face from someone who has traditionally been a backer of standards and has always been morally opposed to Microsoft. I guess at the end of the day, money talks loudest. ‘Tis a sad, sad day indeed… [ramblings of an 8 year-old]

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