Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 14th Nov 2012 22:12 UTC
Internet Explorer "In Windows 8, we reimagined the browser with IE10. We designed and built IE10 to be the best way to experience the Web on Windows. With the IE10 Release Preview for Windows 7 consumers can now enjoy a fast and fluid Web with the updated IE10 engine on their Windows 7 devices. The release preview of IE10 on Windows 7 is available for download today."
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RE[5]: IE10 still disappointing
by telns on Thu 15th Nov 2012 21:27 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: IE10 still disappointing"
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"Bug reports and other requests for standards support are ignored for years by IE developers."

Anyone that works in software gets used to this, and it isn't MS-specific. There just aren't enough hours or brainwaves in the day to fix everything. You triage, and sometimes you ignore. Sad but true.

Several years ago I encountered a rendering bug in FF, that when I reported it was stunned to find it was already almost ten years old (probably better than 15 years now), persisting from early Netscape days. It had been actively reported and updated the whole time. Some helpful users had even submitted patches. I bet it is still there.

Edited 2012-11-15 21:28 UTC

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