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Microsoft Is Rumored To Be Building A New Browser

Post by RSteinwand » Wed Dec 31, 2014 8:54 am

Microsoft Is Rumored To Be Building A New Browser That Is Not Internet Explorer

I’m not sure what to think about this.

http://techcrunch.com/2014/12/29/micros ... -explorer/
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Post by Albert Wiersch » Wed Dec 31, 2014 9:11 am

Details seem rather "thin" at this point... but a fast, lightweight, standards-compliant browser that runs great on many different platforms and devices sounds like a good idea to me (if that's what it is supposed to be). :D
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Post by RSteinwand » Wed Dec 31, 2014 9:42 am

Hi Albert,

The problem I have with IE is it's tendency to crash for the stupidest reason. I've seen it work fine, then crash at narrow widths when testing a responsive page.

If it was more stable, I'd feel a lot better about it.
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Post by Albert Wiersch » Wed Dec 31, 2014 10:09 am

Interesting. I haven't noticed stability problems with IE but then again I don't use it much... but bug fixes and stability improvements are always good and I don't doubt that IE is probably loaded with them.

In fact I had to add some special IE-specific coding to the main page of my website in order to make IE wrap the text I had in a box properly. I think it's been that way for several versions and they still haven't fixed it. Works fine in all the other browsers.
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