Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 24th Jul 2009 21:07 UTC
Windows The browser saga between Microsoft, the EU, and various browser makers just got a new chapter. We all know how the EU and Microsoft are in a legal tussle over the inclusion of Internet Explorer with Windows. Microsoft surprised everyone in June by announcing that Windows 7 would ship without Internet Explorer in Europe, a move it had hoped would silence the EU. The EU and Opera, however, were not impressed, and now Microsoft has caved in to the pressure.
Permalink for comment 375303
To read all comments associated with this story, please click here.
Interesting comment from Opera
by lemur2 on Mon 27th Jul 2009 00:19 UTC
Member since:

EC decision expected to force IE to better support standards

"CTO, HÃ¥kon Wium Lie, feels that today's decision will force Microsoft to make Internet Explorer do a better job of supporting standards, particularly the Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG)."

One can only hope so. That would be the best outcome for everyone, possibly even for Microsoft.

Reply Score: 2