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x-ua-compatible doesn’t work

Bring up this site in IE7.  The word intertwingly at the top doesn’t show.  The page isn’t exactly gorgeous.  But the entries are neatly and consistently indented under the titles.  And there is a Nav Bar on the right.

Bring up this same site in Internet Explorer 8 Beta 1.  The word intertwingly still doesn’t show.  The page still isn’t exactly gorgeous.  The first entry is indented under the title.  The remainder are bizarrely indented.  And the Nav Bar is no where to be seen.

So much for X-UA-Compatible, in either the HTTP header form or the meta tag form, as this site currently sports both.

Yes, this site was busted for several hours while I was experimenting.  Lessons: