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New IE8 - release version

Now that this is a full release version has this been tested with the forum ? As we know that the beta versions did not work properly
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I am using it right now, so yes, obviously it works with the forum. RC1 did work as well, don't remember about the beta versions though.
 
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Re: New IE8 - release version

I had issues with the beta version - none of the forum tools would work. There is a message on the 156 board where someone is using IE8 but can not do a search.
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Everything works if switched to Compatibility Mode. There's a button near the Refresh and Stop buttons. Indeed, w/o the Compatibility option enabled, the Search does not work, but then again it's VBulletin that is to blame for not sticking to the latest HTML standards.
 
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Well spotted and advised.

Now is there anyway we can broadcast this otherwise when people upgrade they may not get full access to the forum.
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No idea on that, sorry.

PS. Later/latest versions of VBulletin work perfectly with IE8, no compatibility mode needed.
 
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FireFox anyone?
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No thank you, IE7 and IE8 are a lot better for no-addon functionality, the only thing that Firefox has extra are the add-ons, but IE8 is catching up.
 
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If you raise a support ticket about this, you might get an answer faster
 
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.. Indeed, w/o the Compatibility option enabled, the Search does not work..
The search works fine over here in IE8. Even without switching to Compatibility mode. Anyone else has issues with our board using IE8?
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Yes, now it works, how weird. When I first tried, it didn't work, after a search it went to previous location, no search performed at all.
 
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I guess microsoft changed something as we did not?
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I have no idea how or why, but something must have changed.
 
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No thank you, IE7 and IE8 are a lot better for no-addon functionality, the only thing that Firefox has extra are the add-ons, but IE8 is catching up.
Personally I only ever use Safari, and have no interest in Add Ons. Even ignoring the Add Ons, both Safari and Chrome outshine IE8.

Ignoring which one is 'best', the fact that IE8 doesn't pass the proposed ACID3 standards is highly worrying - we'll soon hit another IE6 problem where web development and future technologies as a whole are held back by the majority of users having what came with their computer and knowing no different, and said browser not supporting modern standards or being 'lazy' in its code interpretations. IE8 was a chance to even the playing field - instead MS have said 'well we could do that, but let's not bother'.
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How are Chrome and Safari better than IE8 ? Besides scoring better in ACID3, that is. Because yes, the only browser available that scores perfect in ACID 3 is indeed Google Chrome, but that does not make it any good, it's still a beta browser with lots of memory leaks and bug, despite scoring well in ACID.
Opera 10 ***** and Safara 4 Beta also score 100% in ACID, and both are no good as a browser, imho.
Not defending IE8, it's indeed the product of a lazy company only interested in profits and not quality products, the simple fact that IE8 is free and comes from M$ tells you how great it is, but ... we use Windows, unfortunately, and we need IE for updates and such.
 
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Fire Fox renders much better for me! Long live FF!
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