Note that IE7 won’t fix every problem with IE, but it certainly picks off the major ones (lack of position: fixed, inability to specify right: and left: at the same time, etc.). If I have some time, I might try to get my own hack to fix
<textarea style="height: 100%;"> for CSS strict mode in IE. I suppose it might be time to revisit my Design for Firefox, Hack for IE article and replace it with a “Design for Firefox, Use IE7 for IE” one instead.
To be fair to Microsoft, my big CSS issue with Mozilla is the lack of support for display: inline-block in Mozilla/Firefox. Once bug 9458 is fixed, we can stop using the “display: -moz-inline-box” hack to work around it.Read full post