This is a direct quote from dean.edwards.name/IE7/intro/
This is an attempt to make Microsoft Internet Explorer more compliant when it comes to web standards.
Web developers are becoming increasingly frustrated at the lack of convergence of the major browser vendors. We need a level playing field!
CSS is a powerful technology. Many of itâ€™s more advanced features go unused by web developers because of Explorerâ€™s poor support of CSS standards.
IE7 provides support for most of the important CSS enhancements. A full list is available on the compatibility page.
Thought I would blog about it. Some people could really use it!