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Originally Posted by timAHH View Post
IE9 is a significant step forward for IE (especially the RC). If someone insists on using IE, IE9 is the only way to go.
WHat? get off your crack pipe, that statement insulted me.
Microsoft still does not conform to standards, they still make up there own ****, and they still dont bother to support stuff properly.

Significant step forward yes, but nowhere near the steps it has to take to get away from the trash can.

The 2 best are Opera 11 and Firefox, Chrome (a close 3rd).
if your a tool you will most probably like Opera or Chrome, so do the world and me a favour and try them both, and pick one.


EDIT: shoulda read one page further before posting lol, but this
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Originally Posted by FlawleZ View Post
IE6 doesn't conform with any of the relevant web standards from the last 3-4 years. IE7 had massive security risks as IE6 did. With an updated PC, even a Windows XP machine should be using IE8. I'm hoping someone will port a version of IE9 for Windows XP, although unlikely.

For personal use, I don't like IE. I like Opera, then Chrome, then IE9, then Firefox. But there are some sites requiring ActiveX and certain plugins only compatible with IE so its a must for many to keep around.

Edited by WiR3D-kNiGhT - 3/8/11 at 1:06pm
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Originally Posted by WiR3D-kNiGhT View Post
WHat? get off your crack pipe, that statement insulted me.
Microsoft still does not conform to standards, they still make up there own ****, and they still dont bother to support stuff properly.

Significant step forward yes, but nowhere near the steps it has to take to get away from the trash can.
um, exactly what standards doesn't ie 9 meet? some links?
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Friends only let friends use Chrome
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post #64 of 79
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Originally Posted by Nautilus View Post
M$ is blind. The main reason why ppl get away from IE is the lack of cool extensions like AD Blocker Plus and Youtube video downloader.
That's just icing on the cake. Main reason I switched from it LONG LONG ago is because its extremely bloated, slow, has a bunch of holes, and doesn't display html correctly which makes it a ***** to program for. Some companies actually charge extra money if their client wants their web page to be IE compatible, it's really THAT bad.
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post #65 of 79
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um, exactly what standards doesn't ie 9 meet? some links?
HTML5
CSS3

mmm you can never find stuff to prove what you know when you need it.
Considering HTML5 and CSS3 is minor for the next 3 years
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post #66 of 79
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Originally Posted by WiR3D-kNiGhT View Post
HTML5
CSS3

mmm you can never find stuff to prove what you know when you need it.
Considering HTML5 and CSS3 is minor for the next 3 years
Those charts would mean more if they were side-by-side comparisons with Firefox and Chrome. As is, I have no clue if Firefox or Chrome does better in those categories. Since HTML 5 isn't even complete with base development, I don't really blame them for not being compliant.

IE 9 does currently pass the ACID 3 test with a 95. (That is more compliant than non-beta Firefox). That makes it not a POS in my book.
Edited by bruestle2 - 3/8/11 at 2:30pm
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Friends only let friends use Chrome
This ^
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um, exactly what standards doesn't ie 9 meet? some links?
The fact that it works with one of our in-house tools that previously only worked with IE 7 doesn't give me much hope.
    
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I use Ie6.....
To download firefox on clean instals .

Not chrome though, cant stand it.
     
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XP supports IE8 as well...

Not sure why anyone would walk away from updating fully if they're still using XP. All of the computers I build that have XP are updated fully with Power Shell & IE8, MSE, etc.
    
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