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Tag: Internet Explorer

  • IE 8 doesn't pass Acid 2 test
    Fragment of IEBlog The news spread on the specialized media: finally, almost two years later than the first browser doing it (which wasn't either iCab, Safari or Konqueror but Opera), Internet Explorer 8 will pass Acid 2 test. The title of the only proof offered by Microsoft (since the browser is not yet available) is conclusive: «Acid 2 test pass complete». The corresponding post on IEBlog doesn't either left any doubt: «IE8 now renders the "
  • Safari and MSIE on Linux
    As soon as I knew about Safari for Windows I knew what I wanted to do: after being able to run Internet Explorer on Linux it's time to do the same with Safari. It's not easy, but when you know what you have to do it isn't difficult. And if you see how it works on Windows: you can't expect great things with Wine either These are the steps needed to be able to run Safari on Linux using Wine.
  • <sarcasm>I really love Internet Explorer</sarcasm>
    I know I've already criticized Internet Explorer because of its distinctive way to interpret standards. But then I found the bug-of-the-day issue which means that Internet Explorer will give you an unexpected behavior failing where other browsers get success, so you must waste even hours or sometimes days to guess that what's going wrong this time with Microsoft's most (in)famous product may be: If a JavaScript function modifies the src attribute in a <img> tag, but it doesn't do it at the end of the function, the loading of the image may be canceled.
  • Browsers and standards
    Opera 9 Safari 2.0 Konqueror 3.5 Firefox 2 Internet Explorer 7 Those are the results of running the Acid2 test against the most popular browsers. The results are eloquent, but just in case, I'm going to clarify it: it should be a yellow smiley face over a white background that when you pass the mouse over or near the nose, it becomes blue.