Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 23rd May 2012 21:40 UTC
Internet Explorer This is interesting news. According to WinUnleaked.tk, and given credence by Rafael Rivera and Paul Thurrot, Adobe has given Microsoft the source code to Flash, so that Microsoft could fully integrate it into Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 8. Interesting move, and probably not a bad one considering just how popular Flash still is, especially for games.
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RE[2]: Pathetic
by FunkyELF on Thu 24th May 2012 13:25 UTC in reply to "RE: Pathetic"
FunkyELF
Member since:
2006-07-26

I appreciate that flash sucks on non-Windows Systems. I site in a room with 100 Windows PCs all running IE, we don't have many problems.


Sounds to me like you have about 100 problems.

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RE[3]: Pathetic
by lucas_maximus on Thu 24th May 2012 18:03 in reply to "RE[2]: Pathetic"
lucas_maximus Member since:
2009-08-18

As I said we don't have any problems with IE, nice attempt at trolling. On OSNews everyone loves the "lol MS is the suckers" comments.

No I appreciate that IE doesn't have the best security record, but it is getting better.

Mozilla Firefox does not have an official MSI, so we have people running very old (and unsupported versions of Firefox, with known security flaws). However everyone is running a fully patched version of IE8 or IE9 thanks to Group Policy.

Also many can scoff, rendering wise there is a lot of things IE8 & 9 do right that other browsers do wrong.

For example third party XML such as Facebook Markup Language won't be rendered on a site unless the correct XML Namespace is supplied in the HTML root node when serving XHTML. It is invalid XHTML yet all the other browsers will quite happily render it given the correct FB.js file.

There are other examples where IE actually conforms to the specification and other browsers don't.

Juvenile comments like yours are just tiresome, and does nothing to improve the situation.

However you got upvoted ... so it might improve your e-penis.

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RE[4]: Pathetic
by tuma324 on Thu 24th May 2012 23:31 in reply to "RE[3]: Pathetic"
tuma324 Member since:
2010-04-09

As I said we don't have any problems with IE, nice attempt at trolling. On OSNews everyone loves the "lol MS is the suckers" comments.

No I appreciate that IE doesn't have the best security record, but it is getting better.

Mozilla Firefox does not have an official MSI, so we have people running very old (and unsupported versions of Firefox, with known security flaws). However everyone is running a fully patched version of IE8 or IE9 thanks to Group Policy.

Also many can scoff, rendering wise there is a lot of things IE8 & 9 do right that other browsers do wrong.

For example third party XML such as Facebook Markup Language won't be rendered on a site unless the correct XML Namespace is supplied in the HTML root node when serving XHTML. It is invalid XHTML yet all the other browsers will quite happily render it given the correct FB.js file.

There are other examples where IE actually conforms to the specification and other browsers don't.

Juvenile comments like yours are just tiresome, and does nothing to improve the situation.

However you got upvoted ... so it might improve your e-penis.

Fuck off douchebag.

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RE[4]: Pathetic
by 0brad0 on Fri 25th May 2012 00:13 in reply to "RE[3]: Pathetic"
0brad0 Member since:
2007-05-05

As I said we don't have any problems with IE, nice attempt at trolling. On OSNews everyone loves the "lol MS is the suckers" comments.


Except you're the one trolling.

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