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Re: browser benchmarks ..

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____/ Doug Mentohl on Saturday 31 January 2009 16:24 : \____

> Internet Explorer 8 – which will be the default web browser provided by
> Windows 7 by Microsoft – fared poorly at the test, taking over four
> seconds to complete the test.
> By comparison, Firefox 3.1 Beta 1 took well under two and a half
> seconds. The Webkit engine also acquitted itself well, completing the
> test marginally faster than Firefox; strangely, Google's Chrome browser
> – which is based on the Webkit engine – managed to perform even better,
> headlining the benchmark at just over a second ..
> http://www.bit-tech.net/news/bits/2009/01/30/ie-trails-browser-benchmarks/1

*And* it's running on Windows, which means Microsoft has access to
hidden/better APIs. 

They must be very incompetent to lose in these benchmarks.

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