Internet Explorer 9 closes the HTML5 gap
Microsoft is also highlighting its new CSS3 rules for rotating images, a feature it illustrates with a collection of images from Flickr that aren't bound to living parallel to the x-axis. Platform Preview 6 makes use of a Microsoft extra with the prefix "-ms-transform," the kind of eye candy that Microsoft hopes will encourage Web developers to build sites that are cooler when viewed in IE. To see the difference, try this first in IE9 beta, then with the Platform Preview. These sorts of extra features may be a way for Microsoft and other browser developers to build brand preferences with both content creators and users.
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