This is a note to MetaFilter browser extension authors. We're considering a change to the Doctype
across the site. Please weigh in if you have concerns.
posted by pb to Feature Requests at 9:11 AM (39 comments total)
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Currently, MetaFilter uses the
HTML 4.0 Transitional
doctype. We'd like to move to the more straightforward HTML5 doctype:
One of the tools we use behind the scenes is jQuery
because of this quirks mode
This change wouldn't affect the site experience for users, but it could impact MetaFilter browser extensions. Most likely things would work just fine with the new doctype, but there's a chance some code would need to change. So we wanted to give everyone a heads up that we're considering this change and get your feedback.