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.
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RE[7]: Comment by Kroc
by nt_jerkface on Thu 7th Jan 2010 04:45 UTC in reply to "RE[6]: Comment by Kroc"
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Perhaps you haven't used another browser then. JS on IE is orders of magnitude slower than JS on Gecko or Webkit based browsers.

Perhaps you didn't read the part about me using Chrome 90% of the time.

You also didn't read about my opinion on synthetic benchmarks.

A 1000x increase in a framerate doesn't matter much if the user can't tell the difference between 50 and 5000fps.

Google docs is as heavy as they get when it comes to AJAX and I used it in IE8 just fine. Did it load as fast as Chrome? No, but it loaded about as fast as MS Word which should make you question reaching conclusions from benchmarks without a proper context.

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