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You can now vote for your favorite products of 2006. This is your chance to be heard! Voting ends February 18th.

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View Poll Results: Browser of the Year
Firefox 1,610 74.61%
Konqueror 160 7.41%
Opera 232 10.75%
Mozilla 36 1.67%
lynx 11 0.51%
links/elinks 5 0.23%
Netscape 3 0.14%
Epiphany 28 1.30%
Dillo 15 0.70%
Galeon 10 0.46%
SeaMonkey 43 1.99%
Flock 5 0.23%
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Old 05-02-2007, 02:18 AM   #226
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If I had to choose one browser, it would be SeaMonkey -- but I don't have to choose. I can (and do) use two browsers : SeaMonkey for some things, Opera for others. In my opinion, the Ideal_Browser™ would combine the best features of both, and the failings of neither.
 
Old 05-17-2007, 01:28 PM   #227
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I would prefer Opera if was not just Free as in Beer, but Free as in Freedom.
 
Old 05-18-2007, 08:32 AM   #228
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I use Opera.
 
Old 05-18-2007, 10:43 AM   #229
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They all suck; SeaFlunkey just sucks less (ok, I stole this idead from Mutt ). But it's true.
 
Old 05-22-2007, 10:08 AM   #230
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They all suck; SeaFlunkey just sucks less (ok, I stole this idead from Mutt ). But it's true.
DO as I do and start making your own
 
Old 05-23-2007, 06:31 AM   #231
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add one more firefox user here
 
Old 05-24-2007, 08:32 AM   #232
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Was this poll to decide the 2nd place???

Well.....the first place was pretty obv.....Mozilla Firefox rocks.....
 
Old 05-24-2007, 11:50 AM   #233
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I would prefer Opera if was not just Free as in Beer, but Free as in Freedom.
Is there a BSD-licensed browser? GPL-anything sure as hell isn't free as in "freedom" it's free as in "virus".
 
Old 05-24-2007, 01:25 PM   #234
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someone did said just enjoy using opera for some reasons ...


//nothing much ...

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Old 05-25-2007, 03:51 AM   #235
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i prefer opera over firefox. i recently tried running vista as a recieved it free through uni, big mistake. IE7 is very sluggish and crap, they cant even steal features properly
 
Old 05-25-2007, 10:44 AM   #236
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Is there a BSD-licensed browser? GPL-anything sure as hell isn't free as in "freedom" it's free as in "virus".
I say the BSD license betrays the Community by letting people release code from BSD licensed programs under a Commercial License. It creates Stealing. GPL makes people take and Contribute to the Community.

Oh and Firefox and SeaMonkey are under the MPL, so have a look at that license.
 
Old 05-26-2007, 12:11 PM   #237
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I have used Opera for years. I have purchased 2 versions, one for Linux and one for Windows. That's before it was free. I use Firefox now. Opera won't work with Mplayer and other players. In that respect it's pain. Firefox interfaces with all the audio and video players. Opera was made for Windows, not for Linux. When they get it so it will see mplayerplugin I might come back, I do have $45 invested.
your problem is solved here.Mplayer and Mplayerplug-ins work fine with Opera. And doesn't crash as much as with Firefox
 
Old 05-27-2007, 03:41 AM   #238
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I say the BSD license betrays the Community by letting people release code from BSD licensed programs under a Commercial License. It creates Stealing. GPL makes people take and Contribute to the Community.

Oh and Firefox and SeaMonkey are under the MPL, so have a look at that license.
Uhhh....freedom means doing what you want and the other guy does what he wants, and because of that you sometimes have to live with things you don't like; that's the price of freedom. But it's a lot better than the alternatives.

Stealing is taking what doesn't belong to you. The BSD license says "you can do anything you want with this code, as long as you don't say you wrote it" What exactly was stolen? If the guy who wrote the code wants to give it away, nobody else gets to call the person who takes it a thief. Just like the GPL guys get to say what terms you use their code under, so do the BSD guys. Saying that creates stealing doesn't make any sense at all. If you don't agree that people own their own work, then the GPL is also invalid otherwise on what basis do you get to control something you don't own?

It was said pretty well here "GPL makes people take and contribute" and that is certainly their right to license what they wrote however they see fit. But it's pretty bewildering that anyone can call "making" people do something "freedom". Where did that definition come from? Lets be honest and just say it's an open source license and leave it at that.

The MPL is another open-source license, it's a lot closer to GPL than BSD if I understood it correctly.
 
Old 05-29-2007, 10:54 AM   #239
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But it's pretty bewildering that anyone can call "making" people do something "freedom". Where did that definition come from? Lets be honest and just say it's an open source license and leave it at that.
Did I ever say Freedom? Freedom itself is a Bad Word since you can not have tottally Freedom without taking someone else's. For example, you have total freedom, and now you use that total Freedom and Rape someone. Now you took there right to security. This is why I rally behind Equality, not Freedom.

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The MPL is another open-source license, it's a lot closer to GPL than BSD if I understood it correctly.
No, the BSD license is only different than the GPL basically in a few clauses. the MPL is barely a Copy-Left License.

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Old 05-29-2007, 01:19 PM   #240
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Firefox is my browser of choice
 
  


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