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: Comment by veso
by Timmmm on Fri 4th Jun 2010 17:17 UTC in reply to "Comment by veso"
Timmmm
Member since:
2006-07-25

Yep, they mostly work in chrome. This is a big fuss over nothing. Sure it would have been nice if they added a 'continue anyway' button, but they're just some tech demos. They are probably using lots of -webkit-something: css attributes.

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RE[2]: Comment by veso
by PresentIt on Fri 4th Jun 2010 17:39 in reply to "RE: Comment by veso"
PresentIt Member since:
2010-02-10

No, the fuss is that Apple is lying. First of all, it hardly shows any HTML5 at all, and secondly it tries to falsely give the impression that Safari is the only "real HTML5 browser".

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jabbotts Member since:
2007-09-06

On Apple's own website!! The nerve!

It does kind of suck but at the same time it's Apple's marketing website; exclusionary tactics and spin should be assumed.

Now, if it was w3c's html5 page excluding all but Safari.. that would cause me some questions.

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RE[2]: Comment by veso
by nt_jerkface on Sat 5th Jun 2010 00:33 in reply to "RE: Comment by veso"
nt_jerkface Member since:
2009-08-26

That's probably because Chrome's user agent string claims to be based on Safari for compatibility reasons.
http://www.useragentstring.com/Chrome4.0.222.4_id_15033.php

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