Internet Explorer Next
December 6, 2007
Bill Gates discussed IE8 at the Mix ‘n Mash event on the Microsoft campus yesterday. Bill was talking to some bloggers about IE.Next and called it IE8, the same way they do on the IE team.
There’s a paradox about disclosure, which is when you’re far away from doing something you’re super open; when you’re very close to doing something you’re open; when you’re making your cut list of what you can do and not do, then particularly because — well – Yeah, and so I don’t know where Dean is in terms of if he’s willing to commit what’s in IE 8 and what’s not in IE 8. In terms of standards support, he’ll see that it’s a glass half full. It adds a bunch of new stuff we didn’t have before, it doesn’t add everything that everybody wants us to do. – Bill Gates