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WebSlices appearing in Wikipedia article

Trust the open-source lovin’ contributors at Wikipedia to be early adopters of Microsoft web technologies. Beginning just a couple of days ago, Wikipedia user “Soumyasch” began building Wiki templates to support the new content-subscription feature in Internet Explorer 8 called WebSlices which allow you to save and retrieve snippets of information from web pages without loading the whole page.

So far the template is only implemented on the “Acid3&Prime Wiki. On this page it allows users to save a WebSlice of a table which records the compatibility of different layout engines and the web standards test. As a result, you can then just bring up this table by clicking on the toolbar. As a built-in feature of WebSlices, if the content is ever updated, it will also be highlighted in the toolbar.

Source:→ Long Zheng’s Blog

Microsoft, Web Technologies, Wikipedia, WebSlices, Open-Source, Open Source

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