Explorer’s CSS Bugs Go Unaddressed

By Deane Barker on October 9, 2003

Developers gripe about IE standards inaction: Now that Microsoft has abandoned Internet Explorer, it looks like that browser’s bugs are here to stay.

“Web developers want to light a fire under Microsoft to get better standards support in the company’s Internet Explorer browser, but they can’t seem to spark a flame. […]

‘Because it owns the marketplace, Microsoft’s under very little pressure to fix remaining IE 6 bugs,’ said Jeffrey Zeldman, an independent Web developer and cofounder of the Web Standards Project. ‘When it formed this partnership with Opera, Adobe may have wanted to light a fire under IE, but lots of people have wanted to do that and have not been able to.’”