Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0 Details Begin to Leak
Will Internet Explorer 7.0 have tabs? Will it comply with the CSS (Cascading Style Sheet) 2.0 standard? Exactly how will it make browsing more secure? Will it ship in 2005?
Microsofts answers? No comment.
Microsoft has shared publicly that IE 7.0 will be focused primarily on improving security.
Company officials said recently that
But Microsoft is sharing quite a few more specifics about IE 7.0 privately with key partners, claim sources who requested anonymity.
Sources say that IE 7.0which is code-named "Rincon," they hearwill be a tabbed browser.
IE 7.0 will feature IDN (international domain name) support; transparent PNG (Portable Network Graphics) support, which will allow for the display of overlaid images in the browser; and new functionality that will simplify printing from inside IE 7.0, partner sources said. The new browser also likely will include a built-in news aggregator.
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Among the myriad security enhancements Microsoft is expecting to include in IE 7.0, according to partner sources:
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