Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 24th Sep 2009 19:17 UTC
Internet Explorer Earlier this week, Google launched Chrome Frame, a plugin for Internet Explorer 6/7/8 which replaces the Trident rendering engine with Chrome's rendering and JavaScript engine for better performance and superior standards compliance. Microsoft has responded to this release, claiming it makes Internet Explorer less secure. Note: What database category do I put this in? Internet Explorer? Google? Choices, choices!
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MS definitely in the right
by joshbaptiste on Fri 25th Sep 2009 16:15 UTC
joshbaptiste
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2008-09-09

Guys can we stop thinking “geeky” for one moment, yes IE is less secure and Google has improved their Javascript engine yada yada. But this doesn't matter in the business world, if you are the CEO of a multi-billion dollar corporation you don't want the competition providing replacement and/or corrective functionality for your software stack regardless of what it does, this is not the FOSS world. In the proprietary world it would be seen as weak to formally accept any patches from the competition and would definitely hurt your business. Shareholders and board members would not accept this, thus your business shouldn’t either.

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