New Music, and IE News

Monday February 22nd, 1999

More music to code by this week - just click the link at right. Also, news that Microsoft has started its "Countdown to Internet Explorer 5". No news on their site regarding IE5 standards compliance; curiously, that's the one enhancement that they really don't address. Will they have a complete CSS1 implementation? My guess: Microsoft is going to play up UI enhancements, downplay standards compliance (because they won't be 100% compliant even with CSS1). When confronted regarding compliance, they will, with spin a dervish would envy, manage to place the blame squarely on Netscape for *IE* not being CSS1 compliant. If you recall, they did just that only four months ago.

#10 Re:New Music, and IE News

by zulaica <>

Tuesday February 23rd, 1999 6:08 PM

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standards-compliance is what it's all about. i'm a free-lance web designer and i *hate* the way the standards are hardly implemented. i just downloaded the latest gecko and was beyond pleased, however. i don't know diddly about programming, but being someone who designs for the web, i need to know how to make the designs look right before the public can get their hands on a full version.

gecko will win the public back for mozilla/netscape. opera has done well with their browser, but no one will want to pay $35 for a browser that is standards-compliant when they can get it for free from netscape.

and beyond all this, ms spend too much focus on outlook express than on their browser.