Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 24th Mar 2009 23:26 UTC, submitted by inkslinger
Internet Explorer Recently, Microsoft released Internet Explorer 8, which boasted much better standards compliance than previous iterations of the browser. While it passed the Acid2 test, IE8 failed miserably in the Acid3 test, and many people criticised Microsoft for it. Microsoft Australia's Nick Hodge has stated that Microsoft purposefully decided not to support Acid3, because the test tests against draft standards.
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Once in a blue moon...
by charlieb on Wed 25th Mar 2009 00:02 UTC
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For once (...) I think Microsoft have made a good call on this one.

Make the standards then adopt them, don't adopt the standards than make them.

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