Developers complain over IE

By Julio Franco
Oct 9, 2003
  1. Web developers want to light a fire under Microsoft to get better standards support in the company's Internet Explorer browser, but they can't seem to spark a flame.

    Gripes have mounted recently over support in IE 6 for Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), a Web standard increasingly important to design professionals. Web developers and makers of Web authoring tools say the software giant has allowed CSS bugs to linger for years, undermining technology that promises to significantly cut corporate Web site design costs.

    Read more: CNet News.
  2. Mictlantecuhtli

    Mictlantecuhtli TS Evangelist Posts: 4,345   +11

    "While it is true that our implementation is not fully, 100 percent W3C-compliant, our development investments are driven by our customer requirements and not necessarily by standards," said Greg Sullivan, a lead product manager with the Windows client group.

    *falls on the floor laughing*
  3. TS | Thomas

    TS | Thomas TS Rookie Posts: 1,319

    Given Microsoft's share of the browser market, Microsoft IS the standard - as someone once said.

    It's extremely annoying to see Microsoft yet again ignoring bug reports. I hate nothing more than failing to fix what's been pointed out to you.
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