Why are walls of code not contained within scrollable
divs in IE8?
This question looks like this in IE:
Somebody tear down this wall!
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Nobody really wanted to build that wall, but as you can see in the SO question Jeff linked to, this was more or less by design – the alternative would have been to cut off most of the “wall of text”, which would have been even less desirable.
However, this IE8 bug seems to have been fixed in the meantime; I tested it, and the post gets its scrollbars correctly now. So I'm very happy to announce that we've removed the ugly
\9 hack from the CSS; after the next build, it should look as expected.
Actually, it looks like the fix is getting removed (the extra semicolon) through the less.css process.