Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 19th Jan 2013 14:22 UTC
Opera Software This is actually pretty big news - both exciting and tragic at the same time. Opera has revealed Opera Ice, its next mobile browser, to PocketLint. This new browser represent a big shift in both user interface as well as rendering engine, since it has a new, unique interface, as well as a new rendering engine... New to Opera, that is, as it's a WebKit-browser.
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by PresentIt on Sun 20th Jan 2013 01:00 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: ..."
PresentIt
Member since:
2010-02-10

So was Microsoft cooperating with the rest when it was so dominant it could basically block other browsers?

Nope.

The WHATWG ended up going to the W3C. Funny, that.

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by lucas_maximus on Sun 20th Jan 2013 11:36 in reply to "RE[5]: ..."
lucas_maximus Member since:
2009-08-18

Actually browsers like IE6 was actually built on a draft standard that was later changed.

Standards that people actually use, IE8 was actually ahead of Firefox, pity the usability sucked.

Edited 2013-01-20 11:37 UTC

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by PresentIt on Sun 20th Jan 2013 13:06 in reply to "RE[6]: ..."
PresentIt Member since:
2010-02-10

Actually, IE6 implemented a whole load of non-standard extensions.

IE8 was not ahead of Firefox, as far as I can recall.

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