Standards Ignored as Developers Target IE

Monday July 8th, 2002

Dave Hodder writes: "CNET has a story entitled Sites bow to Microsoft's browser king covering how Mozilla and other browsers are locked out because of web builders not supporting proper standards. It mentions Netscape/Mozilla standards evangelism and has some good quotes from Mitchell Baker, including the conclusion: 'What we're seeing with Web sites that are viewable only with IE is the privatization of the Web.'"

#21 Microsoft - not a very good standard

by Salsaman

Tuesday July 9th, 2002 9:50 AM

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This is the same company that can't even be bothered to update Frontpage to work with the latest version of Apache <…07/08/1358241.shtml?tid=2> . So remind me again, how commited are they to standards ?