Originally Posted by frankbell
I have used the Opera browser for years, and it's not open source. I also recommend various freeware applications for Windows users, such as Foxit Reader in lieu of Acrobat Reader.
Today, I had my first encounter with the new Opera on my daughter's Windows box. It was . . . disturbing. I think I now understand this
Sadly, I've had to abandon Opera. Like you, I really like the old version, but the new one just isn't what I want (also being diplomatic
). What struck me at the time was: if Opera had been Open Source, such a radical change of direction would have resulted in a fork, and I wouldn't have lost the use of a long cherished application.