Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 4th Jun 2010 15:36 UTC
Internet & Networking Earlier this week, Apple launched a HTML5 Showcase page, displaying several uses for HTML5 and related technologies. However, it turns out that Apple is using trickery to block out browsers other than Safari, with the end result that browsers with better support for web standards than Safari can't access the demos.
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RE: Overblown
by yoshi314@gmail.com on Fri 4th Jun 2010 16:45 UTC in reply to "Overblown"
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"What really makes me feel like the "trickery" comment is unjustified, however, is that when you click on the demo links it says very clearly that they need you to use Safari. That's miles ahead of other websites that block unsupported yet capable browsers without any kind of explanation at all. They're upfront about their chicanery =). "

the lie is that you don't really need safari to properly render that page. i bet most webkit based browsers would display it the right way. it makes an impression as if safari is the only browser that can do it. and obviously, linux is not included ;)

and by doing it this way you cannot compare the rendering to alternate browsers.

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