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The Great Browser JavaScript Showdown

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  • It's good to see Opera included in the test and rightly so! it kicks ass.

    So many opinions I read on the browser wars are basically Firefox vs. IE. Okay, sometimes they'll throw Safari in there too. I use Opera on anything I can, and haven't looked back to the Firefox days in a long time. Is the draw of opensource really that strong (plugin functionality aside)?

  • I suppose it would be too much to ask for him to run these tests on Mac and Linux. Yes, you can run IE on both of those platforms via virtual machines, which often do better than native installs.

    I love how he turns IE7's massive defeat into a victory by calling the string result "wildly anomalous." That magically makes the result go away? Javascript interpretation is not EI's only problem, nor is javascript the end all be all he would like to make it out to be. The trend over the years has been massive d [quirksmode.org]

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