Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 2nd Nov 2010 20:03 UTC
Internet & Networking Every now and then, you get these news item that make you feel like something's wrong. The item doesn't make sense, shouldn't be possible, and yet it is. Despite Microsoft's newfound commitment to web standards, it's still incredibly unnerving to see things like this - the W3C's first HTML5 compliance test, in which Internet Explorer 9 Platform Preview 6 outdoes all other browsers.
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test was done on up-to-date dev-releases!
by smashIt on Wed 3rd Nov 2010 18:22 UTC
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everyone doubting the results should take a look at

don't be fooled by the filenames

the actual browsers are:

Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; MSIE 9.0; Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; Trident/5.0; SLCC2; .NET CLR 2.0.50727; .NET CLR 3.5.30729; .NET CLR 3.0.30729; Media Center PC 6.0; MS-RTC LM 8; InfoPath.3; .NET4.0C; .NET4.0E)

Internet Explorer 9 Platform Preview 6

Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.1; en-US) AppleWebKit/534.12 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/9.0.571.0 Safari/534.12

Chromium 9.0.571.0 (64851)

Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; rv:2.0b8pre) Gecko/20101101 Firefox/4.0b8pre

Firefox 4.0b8pre

Opera/9.80 (Windows NT 5.1; U; en) Presto/2.6.37 Version/11.00

Opera 11.00 alpha (build 1029)

Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; Intel Mac OS X 10_6_4; en-us) AppleWebKit/534.11+ (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/5.0.2 Safari/533.18.5

WebKit Nightly Build r70732

just noticed that they updated the results today ;)

Edited 2010-11-03 18:25 UTC

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