Microsoft is changing course on surfing with IE8 ?

Wed, Mar 19, 2008

web 2.0, Web Design

This is great news for those who are swearing every time they are developing a new site and nothing works correctly on IE especially when adopting web 2.0 techniques

Well according to the general Manager of Microsoft Dean Hachamovitch which he notes :

Microsoft recently published a set of Interoperability Principles. Thinking about IE8’s behavior with these principles in mind, interpreting web content in the most standards compliant way possible is a better thing to do.

We think that acting in accordance with principles is important, and IE8’s default is a demonstration of the interoperability principles in action. 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.

The rest of this blog post provides context around the different modes, the technical challenge, and what it means going forward.

Ok so basically we are not going to move our heads up and down every time that we make different css files for IE and different css files for other browsers. So it seems that Microsoft actually listened to the developer community and has made a turn towards the greater ways of doing things… Till IE 8 is out we wait and hope that all this is true..
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