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Old 10-19-2006, 01:52 PM   #11
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I run it now, i must say is took some time to get out of my IE6 habbits but i like it now
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Old 10-19-2006, 01:56 PM   #12
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I tried it out of curiosity, but a big FireFox fan. Hate the new layout, they tried to clone some FireFox features and didnt come close. And compared to FF it'* still bulky, slower, and still quirkey in some areas. Maybe the FF team out to write an operating system for Bill Gates Not impressed with clunky XP either, and what i've seen of Vista.... big f'in deal.

Shadow, Opera is a good browser. I just like that FF is in a format I'm use to and works almost seamlessly.
yeah I was not all that impressed with Vista either.
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Old 10-19-2006, 02:02 PM   #13
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Firefox doesn't display pages quite like they are designed to many times. I had one page on my site in PHP that didn't display a dynamic page at all on the side for a toolbar.
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Old 10-19-2006, 02:16 PM   #14
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Firefox doesn't display pages quite like they are designed to many times. I had one page on my site in PHP that didn't display a dynamic page at all on the side for a toolbar.
I ran in to that problem too. FF is very picky with the code. IE allows for more "sloppy" code, being more flexible with websites.
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I like IE7 a lot. Big improvement over IE6.

FF is for those who are click-happy.
I can use Firefox entirely without ever touching my mouse. IE7 is poo.
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Old 10-19-2006, 07:50 PM   #16
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Firefox is a cluttered mess of a browser. All those extensions and add-ons really detract it from being a browser and make it look like more of an AOL-esque client. This will soon backfire, as all these extensions and such will provide soon to be found security holes.

A lot of people say FF is better because it is more secure. That is entirely untrue. IE is only insecure if you set it to download ActiveX controls automatically. In it'* default mode, IE only does this by user intervention. It is the user'* fault that their computer fills up with spyware and viruses because they clicked on something they shouldn't have. Plain and simple. I have yet to damage my system because I use IE.

Compare some websites with IE and FF. They translate code way differently. I personally cannot stand the way some pages look with FF.

FF is not faster either. It'* basically the same speed as IE.

If you want a perfect browser, go with Opera. They pretty much mastered it. I stay with IE because it'* nothing more than a browser, and that'* what I like. I don't like clutter.
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Firefox is a cluttered mess of a browser.
Remember that I'm going to school for this stuff; I know what I'm talking about. Firefox is under something called Open Source licensing, which means that anyone can view and edit the final source code. If it develops a security flaw, it'* usually fixed in less than an hour, and comparing it to aol, heh, wow, where did that come from? AOL is a 100% mainstream internet browsing system, the source code is locked, you pay insane amounts of money for it, and it doesn't have HALF the features or the speed of firefox, also, most of the aspects of AOL are created for financial gains. Firefox is one of the most organized, best executed browsers I've ever seen, heck, IE 7 itself is (poorly) modified FF code.
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I was comparing it to AOL in the sense that it has a bunch of features that make it more like an "Internet Client" rather than a browser.

To each his/her own, I just think FF is a real mess. IE is a solid browser contrary to what a lot of "Fanboys" on the net say.

Plus, I highly doubt MS used chopped up FF code to make IE7. Besides tabbed browsing, which many other browsers have, I don't see much of a resemblence to FF.


You may be going to school for this, but have you seen these browsers implemented in the business world? There'* a reason why FF isn't used. IE is way more flexible with applications.
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Well say what you want about speed in firefox and ie but all that depends on your computer mostly. As far is it being used in the biz world its being implemented more and more as people start to realize what fire fox is. Most people use IE cause it comes with their pc. Now as you Said Fire Fox is like AOL with all the addons yea but you must remember they are addons and not the stock way it came. Below is to screen shots and IMO my fire fox looks less cluttered and I have addons.....IE is good for the noob user but when people realize their is something better they switch....

Firefox - http://www.geocities.com/fockitintheass/ff.jpg
IE 6 - http://www.geocities.com/fockitintheass/ie6.jpg
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Anyone use Safari?
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