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  1. Enable iframes to choose a document mode independant of the document mode of the page that is hosting the iframe

    We develop a large browser based financial accounting application. We are currently migrating our application from IE5 quirks mode to edge mode.

    Customers can integrate the UI of our application into other web based applications. Our app is running inside of iframes in many other applications (for example, ERP software). When we now migrate to edge mode, all those integrations will break, because the document mode of our iframe is determined by the other applications that integrate our UI.

    We need the possibility to migrate our application to edge mode without breaking all those other applications that integrate our UI.

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        • Allow to use other HTML engines from Chrome or Firefox

          IE always was problematic form developer point of view. I always need to google-hacks or I had to write additional code. Only once in my life IE works better than other browsers (IE10 and minor CSS issue works as expected in IE). Trusted engines should be easy to switch for any user. Allowing to use other engines under IE will solve a lot of coding just for IE only. Like https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/WICKET-5608 special patch for one IE version. When new IE version was released patch was not needed however I need to add new script-code and rewrite functions.

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          • Spell check pre-existing text

            If you type in text it is spell checked but not if it pre-exists from before for spell checking fields. All other browsers do it. Current workaround is CTRL + A, CTRL + C, CTRL + V (select all, copy, paste).

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            • Please return disable Cleartype checkbox

              Many people can not read cleartype fonts normally. Please return disable Cleartype checkbox. Please.

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              • Prevent Update of older version, first fix the errors in IE11 or newer.

                IE11 have so much errors if you use zoom level on high resolution displays for example.
                Please fix errors first bevor build new Version or features.

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                • Allow users to add HSTS entries

                  I know IE is going to support HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS). I suggest IE to allow users to add domains to its HSTS sets, like chrome://net-internals/#hsts in Chrome.

                  Given that HTTPS Everywhere is not (officially) available on IE, this feature would be a good substitute.

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                    • Allow (aind incentivize) older Windows to run secure IE versions

                      We understand you don't support older Windows versions. But the myriad of compromised machines due to old IE versions running on them hurts the internet as a whole - including your customers on newer Windows versions. It may be impossible to run the latest IE with all bells and whistles on an old OS, but maybe one just with a core feature set (and the security patches) would help patching the leaks until those systems get replaced.

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