Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 19th Jan 2007 22:55 UTC
Internet Explorer A store owner in a bad neighborhood must balance safety against commerce. Too many locks and bars will keep away customers with the crooks. Based on Microsoft Watch reader feedback, Internet Explorer 7 sacrifices too much usability in the interest of safety.
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Web developers did it to themselves
by DHofmann on Sat 20th Jan 2007 02:01 UTC
DHofmann
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2005-08-19

I would bet that most of the incompatibilities were due to web developers coding against nonstandard Microsoft extensions (like ActiveX and VBScript) and bugs, and could have been avoided if they had tested against non-Microsoft web browsers.

Others potential issues would have been detected by disabling JavaScript and VBScript.

I have no patience for developers who ignore best practices and take the quickest route.

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