Microsoft “cheats” at benchmark test

Tagged: Internet Explorer 9, Microsoft, Software
Source: Fudzilla - Read the full article
Posted: 5 years 1 week ago

"A bug in Microsoft's Internet Exploder 9 appears to have the advantage that it allows the browser to sale through the SunSpider JavaScript performance benchmark. The benchmark was devised by the developers of the WebKit browser engine, is used and quoted widely as a measure of browser scripting performance. IE 9 did extremely well in the test and this had people scratching their heads a bit. One of them Mozilla developer, Rob Sayre, made some minor changes to the test and saw Internet Explorer 9 slow down considerably. He filed a bug against Internet Explorer." | more



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Sale? What sale?

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oh well..cheating or not doesn't change the fact they don't lead the race with IE9 yet

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"sale" through the benchmarks?