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101 things that the Mozilla browser can do that IE cannot.

  1. Nov 24, 2005 #1

    ranger

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    This is a good little read.

    http://www.xulplanet.com/ndeakin/arts/reasons.html [Broken]
     
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  3. Nov 24, 2005 #2

    Pengwuino

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    Just 101????
     
  4. Nov 25, 2005 #3

    Mk

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    It still can't make me a pizza.
     
  5. Nov 26, 2005 #4
    I hate IE passionately, but I use Opera, not Mozilla.
     
  6. Nov 26, 2005 #5

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    I think item #101 is stretching it a bit. :rofl:
     
  7. Nov 26, 2005 #6
    Mozilla is pretty neat.
     
  8. Nov 27, 2005 #7

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    From my experience, Opera is much, much more stable than Firefox/Mozilla, and the memory footprint is much lower, as well. I've run Opera, Firefox, and Mozilla on a number of platforms/architectures, and Opera always comes out ahead as far as stability is concerned. I've used Mozilla since version 0.7, Firefox since version 0.9, and Opera since version 8.5 (when Opera became completely free). From what I've seen, Mozilla and Firefox haven't gotten anymore stable, yet, I'm able to run Opera sessions for over a month without a crash -- Mozilla and Firefox are lucky to hold up for over a week. I also have the Flash and Java plugins installed on Mozilla, Firefox, and Opera.
     
  9. Nov 27, 2005 #8

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    If your using Firefox 1.5 try this demo out:

    http://www.abrahamjoffe.com.au/ben/canvascape/

    The only thing being used is javascript.

    [edit] It also runs on the latest Safari and latest Opera. And as usually IE is nowhere on the map.
     
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  10. Dec 1, 2005 #9
    One thing Mozilla can't do is get 90% market share. muahaha :biggrin:
     
  11. Dec 1, 2005 #10

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    Yeah, too bad IE no longer has that percentage. It is around 85% due to firefox.
     
  12. Dec 2, 2005 #11

    Generally I agree. Opera beats Firefox, and is the best browser I have used. However, Opera lacks firefox extensions. Firefox extensions add so much functionality. Mouse gestures, sidebar, foXpose, foxytunes, etc. Firefox w/ extensions, while still less stable than Opera is so much more functional that it still wins out IMO.
     
  13. Dec 2, 2005 #12
    http://1337tech.org/cms/Articles/Reviews/Firefox-1.5---Is-It-That-Good-2.html [Broken]

    They have some interesting comparisons between 1.0.7 and 1.5. Memory usage and speed. No stability data though.
     
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  14. Dec 2, 2005 #13
    anyone used IE 7 beta? Seems like it is going down the FF route with Tabbed browsing etc
     
  15. Dec 2, 2005 #14

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    Here are some screenshots of the latest IE7. It looks butt ugly:

    http://www.winsupersite.com/images/reviews/vista_ctp2_24.jpg [Broken]
    http://www.winsupersite.com/images/reviews/vista_ctp2_26.jpg [Broken]
    http://www.winsupersite.com/images/reviews/vista_ctp2_28.jpg [Broken]
     
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  16. Dec 2, 2005 #15
    It looks like it's inheriting a windows theme. Kinda hard to tell really what it looks like.
     
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  17. Dec 2, 2005 #16

    -Job-

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    Here's another thing FireFox can do that IE can't:
    . Display "browser not supported" in webpages that require ActiveX support. ( http://www.pandasoftware.com/activescan [Broken] )

    :smile:
     
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  18. Dec 2, 2005 #17

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    I really haven't gotten into the whole Firefox extension thing, so that's probably why I find Opera to be adequate for my browsing needs. I place stability and performance above what little functionality I need in a web browser (fetch a page and display it properly).
     
  19. Dec 2, 2005 #18

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    I sure hope they release skins for that thing. :yuck:
     
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  20. Nov 1, 2006 #19
    WOW what an incredibly WRONG list. Half the stuff in there IE does just fine.
     
  21. Nov 1, 2006 #20

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    I use Opera most of the time. It has mouse gestures and a sidebar.
     
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