The real reason Apple and Microsoft are embracing 'HTML5'

By crisp on Monday 3 May 2010 01:43 - Comments (32)
Categories: Browsers, Internet, Views: 29.374

Just the other day Microsoft has chimed in with Apple in its fight against Adobe's Flash calling it 'proprietary' and 'not-open' and pushing forward 'HTML5' as the technology of the future. Both posts seem to focus on video on the web and it is striking that they both mention H.264 as the codec of choice, a codec that is neither free nor open and has little to do with HTML5 itself.

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The MS browser ballot page analyzed

By crisp on Monday 15 March 2010 00:49 - Comments (16)
Category: Browsers, Views: 6.017

There's been a lot of talk about the new Microsoft browser ballot screen lately. I for one would like to say that I think this solution is a very good thing. I really commend Microsoft for having come up with this solution. It seems that this solution however is not very well understood by some people who just think it is annoying and 'blame' the European Commission for 'butting in' on the free market.

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Die IE6, die!

By crisp on Tuesday 9 February 2010 02:03 - Comments (21)
Categories: Browsers, Tweakers.net, Views: 9.629

The Dutch nowadays are a conservative kind of people; they don't like to stick out their necks when it comes to radical changes. They much rather prefer to keep everything as it was. But when a greater power tells them to jump, the Dutch will gladly ask "how high?"

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Having fun with IE part 5 - what item?

By crisp on Tuesday 17 November 2009 01:13 - Comments (3)
Categories: Browsers, Javascript, Views: 5.313

Some more IE-weirdness.

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Having fun with IE - part 4: invalid argument

By crisp on Thursday 20 August 2009 14:06 - Comments (20)
Category: Browsers, Views: 8.059

I thought I'd revive this series again after finding yet another one of those incomprehensible 'features' of IE, version 8 this time :)

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