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Safari wins the Acid2 race (official)

By Kevin Yank

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Apple’s Safari is the first officially-released browser to pass the notorious Acid2 test, which rakes browsers over the coals of obscure CSS standards compliance and error handling. The just-released version 2.0.2 of the browser, included in the Mac OS X 10.4.3 update from Apple, includes Acid2 compliance on its extensive list of fixes.

The iCab and Konqueror browsers have also boasted Acid2 compliance, but they have yet to officially release a version with these fixes in place. iCab 3.0 beta, which supports Acid2, is available for public download, however; as is KDE 3.5 Beta 2, which includes a recent build of Konqueror that supports Acid2.

Kevin Yank is an accomplished web developer, speaker, trainer and author of Build Your Own Database Driven Website Using PHP & MySQL and Co-Author of Simply JavaScript and Everything You Know About CSS is Wrong! Kevin loves to share his wealth of knowledge and it didn't stop at books, he's also the course instructor to 3 online courses in web development. Currently Kevin is the Director of Front End Engineering at Culture Amp.

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