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Re: Bug#705015: ITP: ie7-js -- help Internet Explorer behave like a standards-compliant browser

Quoting John Paul Adrian Glaubitz (2013-04-08 21:45:34)
> On 04/08/2013 09:43 PM, Andrew Shadura wrote:
> > It's a shim. You provide the support for the missing features right 
> > on your website. When a user loads a page in IE7, this JavaScript 
> > detects this and enables replacement implementations of those 
> > things. Same as jQuery gives you a $ function, but here it's about 
> > redefining or overlaying existing features.
> Makes sense and sounds pretty cool! Thanks for clearing that up!

Makes good sense to package this Javascript library for those packages 
currently embedding it.

For general use I believe, however, that html5shiv has proven a better 
shim.  It is part of Modernizr already packaged for Debian.

It might make sense to mention that in long description of this package.

 - Jonas

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