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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RE: Fair enough
by Ventajou on Wed 25th Mar 2009 00:27 UTC in reply to "Fair enough"
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It's a flawed argument. We're already stuck supporting piles of dung like IE6 and IE7, now IE8 comes around and it's still years behind the other browsers.

What they're doing is hold the market back. We (developers) can't fully take advantage of more advanced features because they would only be used on a fraction of the browsers...

I guess it's a good way to push silverlight...

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