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Finalzone
17th April 2005, 09:41 PM
Test your browser with this page (http://webstandards.org/act/acid2/test.html). Here is the reference (http://webstandards.org/act/acid2/reference.html). The closest the browser properly render this smiley, the closest it is for W3C standard. So far, among the browser I used (Opera, Konqueror and Firefox), Firefox is the best.

veritas
18th April 2005, 12:43 AM
I went there with Firefox and it was TERRIBLE. It was a mutant smiley from OUTER SPACE. Not even recognizable. What does that say about my Firefox browser. I usually don't have many issues with it, but it does make me wonder.

dickinsd
18th April 2005, 01:00 AM
Yeah I also got a load of junk with firefox.

Although I was in Windows at the time - perhaps its caught some nasty IE bug? ;)

Looking at the page in IE - half the page was a giant red block with a bit of yellow in it and the word ERROR. :|

Out of intrest what exactly does this test prove anyway?

Dave

Finalzone
18th April 2005, 01:18 AM
This test is about W3C standard compliance. Here is more info (http://www.webstandards.org/act/acid2/guide.html)

w5set
18th April 2005, 01:25 AM
FC3 with Firefox messed up considerable on the acidtest
FC3 running Dillo was a total disaster for compliance.
guess my browsers are setup not to allow just anything---just as I want them to do.

imdeemvp
18th April 2005, 07:16 AM
ok.........

johny
27th June 2005, 05:53 PM
heh, well... firefox's thing is nothing compared to konqueror's :)

tejas
27th June 2005, 06:33 PM
That is exactly what I got

From FF in FC4

I'm about to cry. What can be done to improve FF?

Are you sure this isn't for IE compliance?

ieuuk
27th June 2005, 06:40 PM
That is exactly what I got

From FF in FC4

I'm about to cry. What can be done to improve FF?

Are you sure this isn't for IE compliance?

its definatly not for ie... mine comes out pants

bitrain
27th June 2005, 07:06 PM
That is exactly what I got

From FF in FC4

I'm about to cry. What can be done to improve FF?

Are you sure this isn't for IE compliance?It's to test css2 compliance... (so certainly NOT for M$IE)

Anyway, safari was the first do pass the test, but they haven't released it yet. Konqueror (khtml) developers are heavilly backporting the safaria khtml port (are you still with me :p ), so that's why konqueror does it better than firefox. I don't even speak of IE, it isn't worthy to be even mentioned.

brisray
29th June 2005, 01:34 AM
I've just looked at it with

Windows XP - MSIE 6.0.29, Opera 7.54, Firefox 1, Netscape Navigator 7.2, WebTV Viewer
Mac OSX - MSIE 5.2, Netscape Navigator 7.2 and Safari 1.0.3
FC5 Linux - Konqueror 3.4.1, Firefox 1.0.4 and Linux Epiphany 1.7.1

Not one of them renders it properly.

Ray

rayyes
29th June 2005, 01:45 AM
hehe i don't need a test to tell me that IE is crappy. If only browsers respected some sort of standard(right), site developers wouldn't have to jump through hoops to try and please everyone.

ieuuk
29th June 2005, 08:49 AM
it is quite impressive the mess ie makes of it though

brisray
29th June 2005, 04:21 PM
I've now got two really simple pages with the images on them - http://brisray.com/test/css2/gary.htm and http://brisray.com/test/css2/acid.htm

Some interesting effects. It looks like all the browsers have a way to go before they are completely compliant - some more than others. Until they are it looks like web developers have to ...

a) "dumb down" their sites
b) add a lot of code to cope with the differences
c) target individual browsers

Ray

tejas
29th June 2005, 05:09 PM
If no browser can render it exactly, then who sets these standards?

How do we know what that picture is 'supposed' to look like?

BandC
29th June 2005, 05:28 PM
If no browser can render it exactly, then who sets these standards?

How do we know what that picture is 'supposed' to look like?

http://www.w3.org/

brisray
29th June 2005, 06:28 PM
That's why I put the link to http://www.webstandards.org/act/acid2/guide.html on those pages and showed the image that they supplied to show what the code they used is supposed to be showing. As BandC posted Web standards are set by the World Wide Web Consortium - W3C - http://www.w3.org/

Ray

Jesus-Franco
6th July 2005, 02:52 AM
I remember a while ago that the W3C had a web browser. Hasn't anybody checked it to see what the results are?

Found it.
http://www.w3.org/Amaya/
.

Jesus-Franco
6th July 2005, 03:00 AM
Firefox did a better job than W3c's own browser. What a shame.
The results of Amya's was comparable to MSIE 6 on windows.

flange
6th July 2005, 05:19 AM
These standards are what Firefox is all about. The Mozilla guys are working on making Firefox standards compliant (and consequently, able to pass the ACID tests). On Planet Mozilla, they've said that the ACID fixes are working their way in to the Gecko 1.9 branch, which was not ready in time to be included in Firefox 1.1. There won't be a version of Firefox (ready for public consumption) that will pass these tests for quite awhile.

They ARE working on it though.

maclinux
6th July 2005, 02:02 PM
Tried Safari 2.0 on Mac OS X 10.4.1, not as bad as IE but worse than Firefox.

maclinux
6th July 2005, 02:05 PM
Also tried Camino 0.8.4 same results as Firefox.

snoze
7th July 2005, 12:23 AM
Well most of the linuz user r firefox fan and it work fine for me also. But people looking bugs in firefox are limited while whole software indutry is trying to find bugs in IE. So which one is right, it is upto u.

foolish
7th July 2005, 09:12 AM
Mozilla, epiphany, galeon, firefox, camino and more all use the gecko rendering engine, results should be very much similar. Slight differences in different versions of gecko might occur though.

Berticus
8th July 2005, 05:08 PM
Anyone tried with Amaya? That's w3c's own browser....

maclinux
8th July 2005, 05:37 PM
Amaya 9.2 was much worse than IE6.