Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 22nd Oct 2010 22:11 UTC, submitted by google_ninja
Internet Explorer "There, I said it. Microsoft has been bombarding the media with claims about how much better IE9 is than all the other browsers, more HTML5 and CSS3 compliant than any other browser that ever existing and ever will. It's the only browser that passes all the tests they made up. And, Microsoft has finally implemented the CSS3 selectors that were implemented by other browsers back in, what? 2003? Because Microsoft has updated IE to support CSS3 selectors and rounded corners, they want us to believe that somehow IE9 magically supports the whole slew of CSS3 visual styling. I'm afraid it doesn't. As a matter of fact, IE9's support for CSS3 visual styling is so poor that the results are shocking."
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MS using their own tests?
by obsidian on Fri 22nd Oct 2010 22:50 UTC
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You would think that if Microsoft were really serious about the "one markup" approach, they would be going out of their way to use tests from *outside* their own campus. Widely-accepted, neutral tests.

This doesn't seem to be the case - we are told that the browser passes the tests "that *they* made up."

Even if the browser is still beta, this approach by them speaks volumes. They don't seem to have learned a thing in the last few years.

Edited 2010-10-22 22:51 UTC

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