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Comment: Re:Web developer headache? (Score 1) 33

by Billly Gates (#49377187) Attached to: Microsoft Rolls Out Project Spartan With New Windows 10 Build

Have you made websites recently?

I do not mean to sound critical about you personally? I wrote a kind of bad trollish review below. With that ouf of the way IE 11 is one of the most standard compliant browsers available. It does not support the most features but it supports those correctly. Webkit/blink is the worst. CSS 3 animations is like IE 6 you need hack after hack of -webkit to get it to work.

Why is it we accept Google doing this yet bash IE 6 as the anti Christ when it did the same in 2001? Spartan is a better browser than IE 11 but Chrome and Mozilla accelerating in the last year faster than the project Spartan could catch. So in a sense it is about Chrome in 2012/2013 but with more standards compliant. It still is beta in a rewrite engine stage so I won't bruise MS too much more on this :-)

After the new engine stabilizes they need to add quite a few features like interactive forms, pointer events, drawing primitives, stencil support in webgl, to catch up to the other browsers. However I do not know if the W3C standardized these yet.

Since IE users NEVER EVER UPGRADE the last thing MS wants is to implement a changed feature later on and be stuck for the next 10 years where developers curse them for writing 2 versions of that standard after W3C changes the final spec. This is what happened with IE 6 besides the bugs. CSS 2.1 was very very new and changed final after IE 6 came out. firefox implemented it the other way causing 2 rifts as it was assumed users and corporations would upgrade to IE 7 FAST and quickly. We all know they never happened and kept the damn IE 6 until 2011.

Comment: Re:WebM Support? (Score 1) 33

by Billly Gates (#49377163) Attached to: Microsoft Rolls Out Project Spartan With New Windows 10 Build

Question for anyone who has tried it, does Project Spartan currently support Vorbis, Opus, VP8, VP9 and the WebM container format? VP8 and Opus are mandatory to implement in the WebRTC spec so hopefully Microsoft will at least conform to the spec for WebRTC, and bonus points awarded if they carry that codec support over to the video tag.

According to www.html5test.com no. Just AAC and MP3. ... however in Microsoft's defense it is not a W3C standard as they all agreed to implement mp3 and mpeg4

Comment: Caught up to Chrome 20 from 2012 (Score 1) 33

by Billly Gates (#49377155) Attached to: Microsoft Rolls Out Project Spartan With New Windows 10 Build

Only 3 years behind webkit now

Only score 370 from HTML5test.com which places it about where Chrome 20 was in 2012.

Just like IE years behind. Shame.

Also the address bar isn't obvious and will confuse the heck out of Grandma and office drones. No arrow in the address bar to show frequent sites. Again phone will be ringing off the hook for it back.

No thanks will ban this on the corporate desktop and put IE 11 for awhile when we switch to Windows 10 in the next 5 years until MS adds these features back.

I am trying hard not to be trollish as IE has drastically improved by the POS it was last decade! However, the faster MS is on changing and being not bad the further webkit and even Mozilla plow ahead even faster.

IE haters it is only beta so it might change and according to smashingmagazine.com the trident team mentioned 3,000 bugs were removed when they re created the whole engine into something new. So kudos Microsoft.

But all this change freaks the hell out of business users and are parents still clinging to XP for life as the best OS and the last when that worked with things in the right spots etc

Comment: Re:Advertisers reeling over this small fix! (Score 1) 100

by Billly Gates (#49372033) Attached to: How Malvertising Abuses Real-Time Bidding On Ad Networks

I'm afraid you're going to have to retire the "HATE THIS" meme.

From now on, you have to write the hooks to ad-laden drivel using the following as a guide:

<SUBJECT> <ACTION> <ACTION>. <NEXT ACTION> <MY DISPROPORTIONATE RESPONSE>

eg.

"He Downloaded Adblock And Installed. When He Reloaded The Page, I Was Amazed."

Ensure That You Capitalise Every Word For Maximum Impact.

SLASHDOT USERS DISCOVER SHOCKING WEBSITE. SEE WHY THIS SITE HAS GEEKS IGNORING THREATS

LOCAL USER COLAMAN SAVED BIG! CLICK NEXT AT www.adblockplus.com TO SEE HOW??!

How was that?

Comment: Re:a question (Score 1) 859

I am split.

The free market in my wants the government to back off as I see abuse. A gay can be verbally abusive to me and my other customers but he can claim it was I singled him out because he is a minority BS etc.

However, if you want the benefits of no lawsuits and or taxes by being a limited liability corporation then expect demands to be met for this privilege. I can see this. If you do not like then be a sole proprietor where you can freely discriminate against. Just do not come whining when the lawyers come after you and the IRS wants to see 1/3 of your income.

Comment: Re:(election time) Christian Theocracy (Score 1, Flamebait) 859

Seriously not flamebait, but bigots typically heavily vote Republican.

They are tired of this black muslim socialist and want a return to the days of Bush. So put amendments and put records like these will give pastors great sermons on who God approves to run their country come election day. It works as the religious right is THEE most powerful group in this country. Even more powerful than the NRA and those who want lower taxes.

No I am not saying you are a biggot if you are a Republican moderators. But I do say the religious folks are 85% are registered republicans thanks to Jerry Falwell and Reagan who tried to persued them to leave Carter and the democratic party behind.

It works it is time get ahead at any cost including taking away the rights of others. Racist governors did the same to Blacks too to bring supporters to the polls

+ - Supermario 64 coming to a browser near you!->

Submitted by Billly Gates
Billly Gates (198444) writes "Since Unity has been given a liberal license and free for non commercial developers it has become popular. A computer science student used the tool to remake SuperMario 64 with a modern Unity 5 engine. There is a video here and if you want to play the link is here. You will need Firefox or Chrome which has HTML 5 for gamepad support if you do not want to use the keyboard."
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