Internet Explorer 7 to be a tabbed browser

Posted on Wednesday, March 16 2005 @ 14:49 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
A few more details about Microsoft's Internet Explorer 7.0 have leaked from key partners of the company.

They say that IE7 will be a tabbed browser. It will also feature support for international domai name (IDN), transparent Portable Network Graphics (PNG) and a built-in news aggregator.
Among the myriad security enhancements Microsoft is expecting to include in IE 7.0, according to partner sources:

  • reduced privilege mode becomes the default;
  • no cross-domain scripting and/or scripting access;
  • improved Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) user interface;
  • possible integration between IE 7.0 and Microsoft's Windows anti-spyware service, which currently is in beta.
  • More details at Microsoft-Watch

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