Firefox regression?

While going through my feeds today, I happened to land up on the [[|ACID tests]] web page, and so I thought “hmm, let me see how Firefox does”. My expectation was that since Firefox is touted to be such a standards compliant browser, it’d pass tests 1 and 2 with flying colors. I already know that it doesn’t pass Acid3 yet, so I wasn’t expecting much anyways.

And so I was quite shocked to see it miserably fail both [[|Acid1]] and [[|Acid2]]. I’m not sure if this is because some extension that I have (unlikely). I’m running Firefox on Ubuntu Gutsy (7.10). Take a look at the results of the test:

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