WebKit Browser Passes Acid 3 Test

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The WebKit browser project, upon which the Google Chrome and Apple Safari browsers are based, has just announced that their browser has become the first browser to pass all of the Acid 3 tests.

The third revision of the Acid tests, promoted by the Web Standards Project as a way of ensuring browser compatbility with web standards, includes tests of the following standards:

DOM2: Core, Events, HTML, Range, Style, Traversal, Views
ECMAScript
HTML4
HTTP
Media Queries
Selectors (:lang, :nth-child(), combinators, dynamic changes, …)
XHTML 1.0
CSS2 (@font-face)
CSS2.1 (’inline-block’, ‘pre-wrap’, parsing…)
CSS3 Color (rgba(), hsla(), …), UI (’cursor’)
data: URIs
SVG

The Acid 3-passing version of WebKit is available as a download of the nightly build.

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