A computer program does what you tell it to do, not what you want it to do. - Greer's Third Law

News Archive - March 2009 - News Post

TomTom and Microsoft; IE8; The Javascript Trap

Tuesday 31st March 2009

Category: News

Following on from Microsoft's accusations of TomTom infringing on patents, and TomTom's retaliation of the same, TomTom and Microsoft have reached an agreement.

Earlier this month, the latest version of Internet Explorer, version eight, was released, claiming to be more standards compliant than ever before. A result of this is a tag that can control how Microsoft's browser should render the page.

Finally, Richard Stallman has written about the Javascript Trap, years after written about the Java Trap, claiming that you could be using non-free software when you don't realise it.

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