Web Standards Project Blasts IE

Monday April 10th, 2000

Luke writes, "The Web Standards Project posted a press release pointing out (and frowning upon) Internet Explorer 5.5's poor standards support. IE still does not fully support CSS1 or HTML 4, and has very poor support for DOM level 1 compared to Mozilla, which is currently very close to full support with only minor bugs left."

You can read more about this at XMLHack, and you can also read MS's position on standards here.

#8 Core XML works just fine in the *parser*

by ttielkes <>

Tuesday April 11th, 2000 5:44 PM

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IE5+ doesn't support XML as a replacement for HTML. Most people have no problem with this, because:

They build the User Interface in HTML and access XML using the scriptable parser, which supports XML Core just fine.