Technology requirements in browsers

Benton, Kevin kevin.benton at
Wed Mar 1 22:29:35 UTC 2006

> On Wed, 2006-03-01 at 13:40 -0800, Myk Melez wrote:
> > I suggest we drop the requirement to support these browsers but
> > developers to continue to implement such support if they want it or
> > users who want it.  This way we place the onus for supporting these
> > browsers on the folks for whom they matter instead of making
> > pay the tax for this tiny minority of users.
> 	Okay. So then would we say that the minimum browser requirements
> would
> be:
> 	* Safari 1.0
> 	* IE 5.5
> 	* Mozilla 1.0?
> 	Perhaps the Mozilla version could be higher, but it might be
nice to
> still support the NS7 users for 2.24/3.0.

I suggest we have technology requirements rather than specific browser
versions.  That way, we don't need to add new browsers when they begin
to meet the standards.  So, I would rather see things like:

ECMAScript 1

Kevin Benton
Perl/Bugzilla Developer/Administrator, Perforce SCM Administrator
Personal Computing Systems Group
Advanced Micro Devices
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