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Who Will Get Blessed with IE9 in the End?
on Mon 27th Sep 2010 13:10 UTC
Microsoft has "
set up and removed
" having Windows 7 Service Pack 1 as a prerequisite to running (or, more correctly, "installing") IE9, in the space of just 2 days.
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RE: the relevant bit is here
on Tue 28th Sep 2010 10:35 UTC in reply to "
the relevant bit is here
Microsoft has made many fixes to the Direct2D and Media Foundation APIs that the new browser heavily depends on
They are using bleeding edge directx stuff, and dx11 is windows 7 only. "
And we're back to the "..and dx11 requires win7 because it's impossible to access your graphics hardware otherwise!" ..
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