Wednesday November 25th

Why Isn't IE8 Passing Acid2?

IE8 fails the copies of ACID2 due to the cross domain security checks IE performs for ActiveX controls. Since IE does not natively handle HTML content in the OBJECT tag, but rather uses IE’s rendering engine as an ActiveX to display this HTML content, the same cross domain security checks also apply.


Ooh Rah!

Internet Explorer 8 renders the acid 2 test just fine for me. Here's a screen shot:

Sorry, my bad. Didn't realize there were two different URLs with two different acid2 tests.

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