Wasn’t IE8 Supposed to pass Acid2?

The IE Team explains why:

IE8 passes the official ACID2 test hosted on http://www.webstandards.org/files/acid2/test.html. There are also a number of copies of this test around the net. One popular copy that I’ve seen of late is http://acid2.acidtests.org/. IE8 fails the copies of ACID2 due to the cross domain security checks IE performs for ActiveX controls.


Published by Bramus!

Bramus is a frontend web developer from Belgium, working as a Chrome Developer Relations Engineer at Google. From the moment he discovered view-source at the age of 14 (way back in 1997), he fell in love with the web and has been tinkering with it ever since (more …)

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