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: Once in a blue moon...
by ChrisLilley on Fri 27th Mar 2009 15:24 UTC in reply to "Once in a blue moon..."
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Many of the standards are already made. SVG 1.1, DOM level 2, DOM level 3 - already W3C Recommendations for many a year. Before taking the statement at face value, its wise to check which specs are in fact used in Acid3 and what the status is of each.

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