Re: Internet Explorer 9 tops first HTML5 conformance test
MS has the size and resources to create a great browser.
Anyone remembers IE4? It took the crown from Netscape as much because of their bundling as the quality. They were really faster/nicer then the competition. Of course, this is when they started adding their own extensions and splitting away from the standard, just because they could and it would impede the competition...
As the universe is curved, there cannot be a straight answer...