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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Source code
by sukru on Fri 22nd Oct 2010 22:57 UTC
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It would be much better if we had access to the source code of the web page, before drawing any conclusions.

MS might have been really at fault here, or it might just be the case that the html might assume webkit specific behavior (Safari and Chrome are both based on the same rendering engine). Also there is no comparison on Opera, or Firefox which has different rendering engines as well.

Edited 2010-10-22 22:57 UTC

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RE: Source code
by gmiretti on Fri 22nd Oct 2010 23:28 in reply to "Source code"
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Apparently the source code is available in this post: and a demo at

You are right, he uses webkit specific properties like "-webkit-transform:" so the web app renders awful in Firefox.

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RE[2]: Source code
by Hiev on Fri 22nd Oct 2010 23:47 in reply to "RE: Source code"
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Then that guy is an ignorant moron.

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RE[2]: Source code
by sukru on Sat 23rd Oct 2010 00:32 in reply to "RE: Source code"
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Thanks, I should've missed that.

But having half the CSS coded in webkit specific attributes, and then expecting other browsers to support them is not something normal.

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RE[2]: Source code
by Gone fishing on Sat 23rd Oct 2010 06:36 in reply to "RE: Source code"
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Informative post +1

But why has css3 got browser specific properties? I thought we were trying to move away from that nonsense. Are other browsers supposed to implement these webkit properties?

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