It is very impressive with amount of functionality it provides. I am glad IE11 supports WebGL now. At first, I would go with non-standard argument. But, since Nokia 3D Map, I have converted to WebGL with lots of FF and Chrome envy. System crash aside, I want the feature. It is like choosing Excel VBA vs other crappy spread sheet, VBA is just way too useful of small to mid sized businesses. If you bought a simplehuman stainless steel trashcan, know that someone put quite lots of time learning VBA and improved their business processes.
My browser's tab crashed, but that's about it. What now?
Now you hope that nobody's turned that vulnerability in your graphics driver into an exploit that will allow a webpage to run arbitrary code in your kernel, such as installing malware on your system and stealing your credit card infos.
There's a big difference between your graphics driver having a bug in it, and your graphics driver having a bug in it that any random webpage can attack when you visit it.
Interestingly, Microsoft knows this. They wrote a post about WebGL being harmful to browser security in 2011, and none of the points raised there have been addressed by Microsoft since. The only bit that's noteworthy is that it is now clear that Internet Explorer team cares more about adding features that few if any web-developers or customers actually want than about the security that their customers need.
This represents a major backpedalling by the company which stated in 2002 that security should become their #1 priority. The Internet Explorer team overruling TwC and MSRC and introducing WebGL anyway in Internet Explorer 11 demonstrates that this is no longer the case, and that security is once again becoming a "nice to have" rather than a "need to have" at Microsoft.
Perhaps the best idea is to just throw your computer in the garbage.
Back on topic, what are we looking at here? Looks like some kind of dentist application. Is this some kind of commercial diagnosis application using WebGL?
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