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Print at Jun 19, 2013 6:39:10 PM
|Posted by LSW at Mar 3, 2008 7:56:32 PM|
Re: The future of standards...
Looks like M$ may be re-thinking a seemingly misguided idea.
Sanity prevails: IE8 will default to standard-compliant mode - ars Technica
Microsoft is citing its new interoperability initiative as the impetus behind the change. This move, designed primarily to stave off further EU intervention, emphasizes support and promotion of open standards in a way that the company hasn't previously done. This move should also help to stave off Opera's antitrust complaint, which argues that EU should force IE into better standards compliance.
Microsoft's Interoperability Principles and IE8 - IE Blog
While we do not believe any current legal requirements would dictate which rendering mode a browser must use, this step clearly removes this question as a potential legal and regulatory issue. As stated above, we think it?s the better choice.
Will post more links as I find them.
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