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I'm having difficulty understanding why ArcGIS Javascript API isn't rendering SVG when running in IE9 quirks mode.

When I visit the ESRI sample site at http://help.arcgis.com/en/webapi/javascript/arcgis/demos/graphics/graphics_add.html and switch to IE 9 + Quirks mode I notice dojox/gfx/vml.xd.js loads but vector rendering does not work. Point, Multipoint, Extent all work fine but anything gfx related (polyline, freehand, line) does not work.

Is it possible to use dojo/ArcGIS Javascript API in IE9 + Quirks mode? The reason I ask is because the pages I'm embedding the map in must run in this mode.

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Try the HTML Meta Tags here - stackoverflow.com/questions/7097868/… –  Mapperz Oct 24 '11 at 13:52
    
I have confirmed that dojo tests below work in IE9 quirks mode: download.dojotoolkit.org/release-1.6.0/dojo-release-1.6.0/dojox/… –  ca0v Oct 24 '11 at 15:41
    
Mapperz...in standards mode it uses SVG and works fine but I am constrained to quirks mode. –  ca0v Oct 25 '11 at 13:17

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