Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 6th Jan 2010 20:01 UTC
Internet Explorer It would appear that Microsoft will finally take standards compliance in the browser world seriously, after dragging its feet for years. Back in November 2009, the Redmond giant already revealed that Internet Explorer 9 would come with CSS3 and HTML5 support, and now the cup runneth over, as Microsoft has requested to join the W3C's SVG Working Group.
Permalink for comment 402904
To read all comments associated with this story, please click here.
RE[4]: Comment by Kroc
by Kroc on Wed 6th Jan 2010 22:08 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Comment by Kroc"
Member since:

Yes it loses to other browsers in JS benchmarks

By 100–1000×. IE8 is mind-blowingly slow.

Real-world differences are minimal.

Like taking almost 10 seconds to open a new—blank—tab.

As for HTML5 the default video codec still hasn't been decided

There is no default video codec. That’s like saying there’s a default image format—there isn’t one.

FF OSX which annoyingly cannot be counted on to render websites identically to FF Windows.

Which is what it is supposed to do.

Reply Parent Score: 1