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Figure 6-11. Firefox on OS X (left) and IE 6 on Windows XP display everything just as intended.
In the end, get the job done—that's the best philosophy to adopt with web design. When deal-
ing with browser problems in the real world, you'll find the process is best summed up by
a time-tested quote from one of history's great leaders:
Perhaps it is better to be irresponsible and right, than to be responsible and wrong.
In the quest for browser and platform compatibility, we are often forced to strike a bal-
ance between clean markup and a few extra wrappers, and between totally valid styles and
a few necessary hacks. In the long run, if your goal is to have a working layout on all major