Lockergnome: Why You Should Dump Internet Explorer

Wednesday June 16th, 2004

Chris Pirillo wrote in to tell us about a new article on Lockergnome entitled Why You Should Dump Internet Explorer: "The time has come to dump Internet Explorer. I know, I know — you may have heard the same thing before from those that think it's cool to hate Microsoft; but I'm not one of those guys. I'm actually an MCSE and I happen to like quite a few of Microsoft's products. Rather than lump me into the Microsoft-basher category, consider for a moment why you use the browser you use, and humor me by entertaining the notion — if even for a second — that switching to another might be worth your while..."

#7 Re: windows only issue

by slxception

Thursday June 17th, 2004 1:36 AM

You are replying to this message

"If you are using Windows then obviously you don't care about open standards or security, so I don't really see the point."

I think you're stereotyping that all windows users don't care about standards or security. Actually, this isn't the case. Most Windows users have no choice (or think they have no choice) on their OS. They only use Windows either for gaming, or for work, or some other reason. However, one can still care about open standards or security on Windows, if one uses a different web browser such as Mozilla.