Mozilla Becoming More Popular at University of Houston
Monday November 4th, 2002
Luke writes: "Wanted to give the folks out there a reaction to how Mozilla is being received by the University of Houston." Rather well, it seems. Mozilla currently isn't supported by the Texan university's IT Support Center but they will reassess the situation if demand continues to increase.
UPDATE! Boris writes in with some details about Mozilla support at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology: "I saw the article about University of Houston, and figured folks may be interested in what other universities are doing... So here's the official take on Mozilla at MIT. Note the 'mozilla has recently been made the default Web browser for Athena Linux and Sun machines' part; Athena is the system of publicly available computers on campus.
"They've also been considering making the switch to Mozilla as the major supported mail client but ran into some issues with it, it seems.
"Finally, we made the math department's tip of the week!"
Are there any other Mozilla-friendly universities out there? Post your comments to this article.
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Tuesday November 5th, 2002 4:25 AM
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Durham University (England) where I attend have recently changed over to Netscape 7 for the default browser. Users loading the installed Internet Explorer are directed to a seperate home page stating that IE is not supported.
This may not seem so significant, but 10000 gecko users should help sway 'professional' web designers towards writing gecko compatible pages.