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Erm... Maybe Because a lot of web pages embed streaming media content that is only really accessible through IE?
I think he's talking about Yaho LunchMusic, which is a music video streaming site. A lot of Linux based web browsers I've used just baulk at anything like that - and besides which it uses WMV format codecs, which may or may not be avaiable on Linux - although I haven't encountered any yet.
Originally posted by PSIplus Simple question: Why IE, when there is Konqeror and Mozilla?
Even better; why mIRC when there is (insert name of one of ... 8 million IRC clients here), and why WinRAR when there is (insert name of one of ... 8 million [de]compression programs here).
Originally posted by raid517 A lot of Linux based web browsers I've used just baulk at anything like that - and besides which it uses WMV format codecs, which may or may not be avaiable on Linux - although I haven't encountered any yet.
The codecs exist. I've yet to find anything from my Windows days that xine can't play with the codecs available.