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Browsers that do not pass[edit]

Why is Chrome being added to the section on browsers that do not pass? The screenshots and references show that Chrome does pass. -- Schapel (talk) 12:01, 14 April 2012 (UTC)

When I use Chrome to test Acid3, red letters appear on the top left corner, saying, "YOU SHOULD NOT SEE THIS AT ALL". -- anonymous — Preceding unsigned comment added by 75.61.103.72 (talk) 03:35, 12 July 2012 (UTC)

I also got the same problem with firefox 15.0.1 Does that mean, ff does not pass the test? — Preceding unsigned comment added by 93.130.141.14 (talk) 08:56, 17 October 2012 (UTC)

The "YOU SHOULD NOT SEE THIS AT ALL"-Text is with Chrome/Chromium in incognito mode -- 2003:5B:4900:3B00:4DD2:7DD9:4EAF:86D8 (talk) 15:44, 31 August 2013 (UTC) (btw: yea, IPv6 :-P)

Internet Explorer[edit]

The pictures show Internet Explorer 8 scoring 20/100, contrasted with the other browsers that score 100/100. However IE8 is an old version. It looks like the article's author may have chosen an old version of IE to discredit the browser in comparison to the others. This should be updated to IE10. Axl ¤ [Talk] 20:57, 27 October 2012 (UTC)

No, that screenshot is in the section that talks about the test and how to interpret the results. There are examples of poor results and good results and how those results are interpreted. The purpose of those screenshots is not to compare how well different browsers perform on Acid3 -- those sections come later in the article. -- Schapel (talk) 15:30, 28 October 2012 (UTC)
I am inclined to assume good faith when you tell me that the intention is to contrast good results with bad results. However, directly below IE8's poor score are perfect scores for Midori, Safari & Google Chrome. To me, this looks more like anti-IE marketing. Axl ¤ [Talk] 09:50, 29 October 2012 (UTC)
Above IE's screenshot is an one of an old version of Firefox showing a poor score. Is that anti-Firefox marketing? If we can't show any bad scores for any browsers, how can we show what a non-perfect result is or how to interpret it? Additionally, IE 8 is still widely used, as opposed to old versions of Firefox, Chrome, Safari, and Midori that perform poorly. -- Schapel (talk) 11:31, 29 October 2012 (UTC)
Are you referring to the Mobile Firefox (Fennec) image with a score of 89? You think that's comparable to a score of 20? Anyway, I've made my point. Axl ¤ [Talk] 18:56, 29 October 2012 (UTC)
IE scored far lower than other browsers for years after the test was released. Firefox never scored lower than 50-something, and at the time the test was released IE 7 scored 12/100, although the rendering was so bad it was difficult to even see the score. Additionally, IE 8 is commonly used even today, so I think it is appropriate to use that browser to demonstrate a poor Acid3 test result. IE has traditionally performed poorly on the test, until IE 9 fixed the numerous issues previous versions had. It's just a fact. -- Schapel (talk) 20:36, 29 October 2012 (UTC)

Time for a change?[edit]

With the release of Internet Explorer 10, all major desktop browsers score 100/100 and render Acid3 correctly. However, it is becoming difficult to find references that state that the rendering is correct, and it is nearly impossible to find a reference that discusses the performance aspect of the test. For those browsers that do not pass, it looks like the information on them is quite outdated. I propose simply removing the Browsers that pass and the Browsers that don't pass sections, and simply stating that all major browsers score 100/100 with correct rendering. I also propose removing the very detailed play-by-play history from four years ago, which I don't think anyone is interested in reading now. Perhaps we should explain that Internet Explorer 8 is still widely used and performs poorly on the test -- it is by far the most used browser that performs poorly. We should also get a new screenshot of how IE 8 scores since the test was updated most recently. For a screenshot that shows silver boxes, perhaps we can use Konqueror or Camino screenshots instead of an old version of Firefox mobile that no one uses. -- Schapel (talk) 13:00, 2 November 2012 (UTC)

Internet Explorer, New test[edit]

I saw score 24/100 in Internet Explorer. Which it was version? Also a new test: http://html5test.com. Latest versions does not score 555/555. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 85.193.247.8 (talk) 12:29, 6 March 2014 (UTC)