Mozilla's "modern browser" attack on IE overlooks Firefox shortcomings

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Feb 18, 2011 10:17 PM EDT
ars technica; By Ryan Paul
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Microsoft and Mozilla traded barbs this week in a dispute over what constitutes a "modern" Web browser. The competitive friction is starting to heat up because the Redmond software giant and Silicon Valley nonprofit are preparing to release the next major versions of their respective Web browsers. Mozilla's Firefox 4 is expected to arrive this month and Microsoft's Internet Explorer 9 is in the release candidate stage. Both browsers are set to introduce a significant number of new features for end users and Web developers, including extensive support for critical next-generation Web standards.

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