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Acid2 fisticuffs (yes, I am joking) ;o)

December 20th 2007 in Uncategorized

Same computer, same web page, same time, same place …

 

VIDEO: IE 8: On the Path to Web Standards Compliance – ACID 2 Test Pass Complete
http://channel9.msdn.com/showpost.aspx?postid=367207

 

Firefox 2.0.0.5 – default install

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Internet Explorer 8

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Firefox 3 Beta 2 – default install

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Internet Explorer 8

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Opera 9.25 – default install – for some reason I believed that Opera 9 rendered the Acid2 test as well as IE8.

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Internet Explorer 8

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Internet Explorer 7 – ouch – by far the worst of the lot!

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Internet Explorer 8

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2 comments to...
“Acid2 fisticuffs (yes, I am joking) ;o)”

BMR777

I read about this on Ars Technica. It looks like the new IE8 will be a lot better for web developers. This should also help with the Opera vs Microsoft suit where Opera alleges that IE is not standards compliant. (Which as you can see from the IE7 test it’s not really right now)

Sorry, though IE team. I will continue to use Firefox. I think that the IE team needs to eliminate ActiveX, life is so much better without it.



David Bloom

Opera passes the test. There is a bug on the server hosting the test that makes the test break. This is not a bug in Opera!
Try this URL instead: http://www.hixie.ch/tests/evil/acid/002/


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