Internet Explorer for UNIX Discontinued
Thursday September 19th, 2002
Gervase Markham writes: "Internet Explorer 5 for HP/UX and Solaris is no longer officially available from Microsoft, according to the IE for Unix front page. The actual download page is still up here, but for how long?
"This is obviously the last nail in the coffin of 'IE's cross-platform support'. Gecko-based browsers are now the only game in town for download-and-install free software on these two platforms."
Though we don't usually post negative articles about rival browsers, this one was too interesting to pass up.
#31 Re: no loss
Thursday January 2nd, 2003 3:51 PM
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Gervase Markham said:
> Gecko-based browsers are now the only game in town for download-and-install free software on these two platforms.
This isn't entirely true. You can download and install Opera for free on many platforms, including Solaris. But it is not available for HP-UX.