Standards advocates blast Microsoft over IE 5.5

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Standards advocates blast Microsoft over IE 5.5

Web standards advocates criticized Microsoft over its newly released browser, Internet Explorer 5.5, for introducing proprietary shortcuts that let developers create Web pages that won’t work with other browsers.

The new shortcuts are part of what Microsoft calls Dynamic HTML (DHTML) behaviors, its method of attaching certain functions and characteristics to Web page elements such as formatting, boundary-checking, color, or magnification of a graphic as the mouse passes over it.

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