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>CSS improvements planned for MSIE 8.0 (final)

>On the Microsoft Internet Explorer blog, a new article appeared today, titled “Internet Explorer 8 Beta 1 for Developers – Standards Highlights Part 2“. This article points to a document about the various IE versions and CSS compatibility:

From the document, it becomes clear that while IE 8 beta 1 already improves CSS compatibility compared to IE 7, there are still some improvements planned before the IE 8 final release:

So there’s still something to look forward to…

I wonder how much of this will affect the IE 8 score on the Acid 3 test, but I don’t expect them to beat WebKit anytime soon (who just achieved 100/100).

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Posted by on 27 March 2008 in browsers, css, ie, ie8, msie, msie8, standards


>Browser-specific CSS

>The main browser engines support some CSS properties (or property values) that are not (yet) standardized. These get a browser engine-specific prefix, to maintain future compatibility, as the property (value) may make it into a standard, but possibly with slightly different characteristics.

The prefixes used are:

Microsoft is not that careful with CSS compatibility, their Internet Explorer does not use a prefix, except for one property: -ms-interpolation-mode.

Here are lists of CSS properties/property values specific to these browsers:

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Posted by on 24 March 2008 in browser, browsers, css