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Wisdom and folly: IE8’s super standards mode cuts both ways

27 January 2008 626 supporters No Comment

Microsoft plans for Internet Explorer 8 to be the most standards-compliant browser it has ever shipped. Problem is, it also needs to render the same pages old versions of IE can. Ars explores how Microsoft got into this predicament and the problems with IE8’s solution: multiple rendering modes.

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