The Empire Strikes Back

Users of the newly release Opera7 browser experienced some interesting results recently when they tried to view the MSN home page. It seems that Microsoft deliberately published a broken stylesheet for the Opera browser. Opera’s developers posted a page here which explains the technical workings of the phenomenon, and presented a very strong case for why this could not have been an accident. Now, if we could only figure out why someone was trying to view MSN in the first place, we’d have something. The article was also written up on Slashdot.

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