Andkon Proposes New Design for Mozilla Foundation Front Page

Tuesday July 27th, 2004

Sometime Mozilla antagonist Andras "andkon" Konya has written an essay on how the Mozilla Foundation can attract new users by improving its website. Andkon takes a critical look at the current front page and the main Mozilla Firefox page before presenting an alternative front page design that he believes will cater better to the needs of end users.

#18 Mentioning IE

by TonyG <>

Wednesday July 28th, 2004 1:13 AM

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Actually I wonder if mentioning IE on a site for potential converts, is such a bad idea.

The amount of times I have described Firefox as a "web browser" only to be met by blank stares, is astonishing. To get the blank look to go away I usually say a different "Internet Explorer" and they all go aaaaaah.

Now, while that makes me want to get medieval on them, the fact remains that for a vast percentage of the potential user base out there, the Internet is "Internet Explorer", NOT "Microsoft Internet Explorer".

my 2 euros worth.