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  1. Support TLS to the proxy

    Both Chrome (http://www.chromium.org/developers/design-documents/secure-web-proxy) and now Firefox 33+ support connecting to a CERN-style proxy over TLS instead of using unencrypted sockets (https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=378637). They've also enhanced the Proxy AutoConfig system to support the "HTTPS" token instead of the "PROXY" token, meaning that organizations could conceivably start to deploy PAC files that work for other browsers but fail in IE.

    WinINET should consider adding TLS-to-the-Proxy for Interop and for the reasons described in the Firefox bug.

    48 votes
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      1 comment  ·  Networking  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Collaborate on and push a new standard for "active updates' (pinning to task and start)

      As far as I know, there is no one standard for how things like pinning sites to "taskbar" or "start", iconography, having pushed or polled content, work.

      My website has about 30 lines of HTML meta lines to handle new IE, older versions of IE, and Safari on iPad, etc.

      Let's create one standard at the W3C and have everyone follow it.

      7 votes
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        0 comments  ·  Miscellaneous  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • WebP image format support

        WebP is an image format that provides lossless and lossy compression for images on the web.

        https://developers.google.com/speed/webp/docs/riff_container

        6,821 votes
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          61 comments  ·  Graphics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • First Open Source IE

          Open Source IE, You are not making any money off of IE. Then why keep it closed , also every other browser is light years ahead of IE, then what strategic advantage does it serve ?

          Keeping IE closed will hurt the company , and making it opensource will expose tons of bugs initially but in long run if you are able to build a successful open source community may be it may turn around the plates and many developers who left windows might comeback.

          Not many people want to use IE infact many people i know first download a…

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            0 comments  ·  Miscellaneous  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Add a "standards" option (or something) on the category dropdown, please

            I'm surprised that if you have a "miscellaneous" in the dropdown above, there is no "web standards" or "standards" dropdown. This would be a good place to collect all the ideas that are standards related, right?

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              0 comments  ·  Miscellaneous  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                40 comments  ·  Media  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Add async versions of common Array methods

                With the inclusion of the Promise object in sight, it's time to push for the creation of methods such as :

                Array.everyAsync()
                Array.filterAsync()
                Array.findAsync()
                Array.forEachAsync()
                Array.mapAsync()
                Array.reduceAsync()
                Array.someAsync()

                And the like...

                11 votes
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                  0 comments  ·  JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • MathML

                  An application of XML for describing mathematical notations and capturing both its structure and content.

                  http://www.w3.org/TR/MathML3/
                  http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/mathml

                  4,239 votes
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                    94 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • BrowserId (Mozilla Persona)

                    Implement Mozilla Persona (implement navigator.id object) aka browserId.

                    10 votes
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                      0 comments  ·  JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • HTTP status code 308

                      The Hypertext Transfer Protocol Status Code 308 (Permanent Redirect)
                      indicates permanent redirect and does not allow changing the request method from POST to GET.

                      https://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-ietf-httpbis-rfc7238bis-02

                      18 votes
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                        1 comment  ·  Networking  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Implement the W3C Efficient XML Interchange standard

                        EXI has now been a standard since 2008. It is time to provide this "binary XML support" to get the fat out of web transfers for all sites. I'm also trying to champion this idea with the .NET and ASP.NET communities and look forward to the day we can say it is done.
                        -thanks

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                          0 comments  ·  Miscellaneous  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • compatability mode

                          For single host, allow different compatibility mode settings per port. Primarily for developers who need to maintain older sites but also design new sites and test locally using IIS or IIS Express where "localhost" needs to be in compatibility mode for some sites and in edge mode for others.

                          4 votes
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                            1 comment  ·  Miscellaneous  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • :scrolling psuedoclass

                            Currently, JS has to be used to apply styles to a scrolled container. It would be fantastic to have a psuedoclass like :scrolling or :overflowing to apply specific styling, like correcting for the space taken up by a scrollbar or perhaps applying a fixer header automatically.

                            9 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  CSS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Persist console settings

                              This feature would persist the state of the various toggles in the F12 console across sessions.

                              Proposed Design
                              - No UI changes
                              - Any time any setting is changed the setting is written to disk
                              - When F12 is loaded the settings are read from disk
                              - Last in always wins and no sync across multiple open F12 sessions
                              - The settings should use the same persistence system as other settings

                              9 votes
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                                1 comment  ·  Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Implement the same SSL fallback mechanism in old versions of IE

                                IE11 soon will will prevent insecure fallback to SSL 3.0 for Protected Mode sites. The same security mechanism should be applied to the older versions of IE11 as well.

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                                  1 comment  ·  Miscellaneous  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Allow ctrl+v of styles into the inline styles pane at the right

                                  Sometimes when I am editing a stylesheet of a page I like to see what something would look like with styles before reloading the page etc.

                                  Currently, if you paste styles into the inline styles section on the right hand side of DOM explorer, they all go onto one line. In Google Chrome they separate and the styles are applied. I would like to see this in IE

                                  11 votes
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                                    0 comments  ·  Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                                      30 comments  ·  Graphics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                                        44 comments  ·  CSS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                                          2 comments  ·  CSS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • base 10 decimal number representation

                                          Base 10 decimal number representation that can be used for monetary calculations. JavaScript number only supports base 2 decimal number represenations.

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                                            0 comments  ·  JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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