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Old 03-23-2004, 01:56 PM   #1
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How many people use Mozilla variant?


Hey all. I'm a linux user however I still use windows. I have a question for all of you. Have all you users that, not only use Mozilla and it's variants but any browser other than IE, have had some coding problems on websites which makes your browser unusable, forcing you to go back to IE?
 
Old 03-23-2004, 02:03 PM   #2
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I'm not sure if a gun to my head could force me to go back to IE.

But to answer your question, no.
 
Old 03-23-2004, 02:09 PM   #3
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I use Mozilla 1.6, FireFox 0.8, Opera (I forget which version) and IE6 on my XP workstation. The only reason why I still use IE6 is because the 'newer' browser adhere to DOM javascripts... whereas IE6 doesn't... and allows old javascripts to work (along with windows vbscripts as well).


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Old 03-23-2004, 02:09 PM   #4
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If I stumble upon a site that isn't actually compliant and coded for IE only, well that's the designers fault on that websites end. Its not going to force me to use IE though, I just stop going or using the site.
 
Old 03-23-2004, 02:12 PM   #5
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It actually is poorly written and not tested JavaScript. However, even my freakin' bank's code in written in IE compliant JavaScript. How disappointing.
 
Old 03-23-2004, 02:12 PM   #6
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No. I only use IE when I am unable to install Firefox. I hate IE with a passion; I think it's one of the most useless browsers that has ever existed.
 
Old 03-23-2004, 02:15 PM   #7
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It actually is poorly written and not tested JavaScript. However, even my freakin' bank's code in written in IE compliant JavaScript. How disappointing.
You should contact your Bank in this case. Tell them their javascript is poorly written, does not work in a compliant browser and could possibly be a security hole with poorly written scripts, etc. Maybe that will get their attention!
 
Old 03-23-2004, 02:16 PM   #8
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I'm with trickykid... If that website doesn't want me as its visitor I ain't gonna there anymore... If they want users then they code w3c compliant websites....
 
Old 03-23-2004, 02:19 PM   #9
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Banks here in Brazil are all compliant! thank goodness! \o/
 
Old 03-23-2004, 02:19 PM   #10
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A lot of personal preferences, I see. but a browser is a tool. use the tool if it works for ya... just like linux.

I've never had actual public sites crap out on me using any of the other browsers... FireFox is a bit buggy though (considering it's a preview), and has only ONE developer attached to the project.

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Old 03-23-2004, 04:38 PM   #11
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Actually I find Mozilla faster than IE. I don't use IE unless I have to, I get more script errors and the printable view doesn't work for my hotmail account but Mozilla and Konqueror does work, go figure.
 
Old 03-23-2004, 06:51 PM   #12
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Ughh... there is no product worse than IE, it is the worst piece of crap ever written. The IE team was probably drunk when they were writing the source code. No errors in any other browser would make me want to use IE and execute code from a website, without my permission, to modify my hard-disk.
 
  


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