Today, the Trident Era Ends


IE6 vs. the Acid2 test. It was only until IE8 that it passed Acid2.

When “Edgium” got released about a month ago, Schepp also wrote an extensive piece to commemorate the Trident rendering engine.

Back in the days, Microsoft was single-handedly pushing the web forward, with around 1.000(!) people working on Internet Explorer and with a 100 million dollar budget to burn per year, with almost no-one left to compete. This was massive!

As I’ve been tinkering with the web for almost 25 years by now, I remember many of the stuff mentioned. IE/Trident gave us many great things, and sometimes was ahead of its time, lest we forget.

Today, the Trident Era Ends →

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