Will Internet Explorer 8 break the Web?

There’s been one nagging question about Internet Explorer 8 about which I can’t stop wondering: Once it finally ships, will it break the Web?It’s not just because I’m an unabashed Microsoft skeptic that I am puzzling over this. It’s also because right up until Microsoft decided to go whole-hog and — as many developers and customers […]

There’s been one nagging question about Internet Explorer 8 about which I can’t stop wondering: Once it finally ships, will it break the Web?

It’s not just because I’m an unabashed Microsoft skeptic that I am puzzling over this. It’s also because right up until Microsoft decided to go whole-hog and — as many developers and customers wanted — by making[/url] “super-standards” mode the IE 8 default, Microsoft officials claimed that going the full-fledged standards route would “break the Web.” What, if anything, changed, making Microsoft willing to assume that risk?

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Internet Explorer 8, IE8, Browser, Microsoft