int explorer v opera

  WIG29 19:10 21 Apr 2006
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any comments?

  VoG II 19:21 21 Apr 2006

What about Firefox?

  GANDALF <|:-)> 19:51 21 Apr 2006

I ahve never heard of or met anyone that has experienced hardship/loss form the so-called'security flaws' in IE...so I use that.


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  Mr Mistoffelees 20:23 21 Apr 2006

I use Opera just because I like it, not because it is, by some people, perceived as being more secure. My partner is happy with IE6, so she uses that.

  Mr Mistoffelees 20:27 21 Apr 2006

The only reason Firefox is more popular than Opera is because it has been over-hyped and a great many people have been taken in by that hype. Opera is a more complete and much more polished product.

  VoG II 21:00 21 Apr 2006

I have to disagree with that Mr Mistoffelees. I used to be an avid user of Opera but Firefox beats it hands down.

However, a lot of this is down to personal preference as with Windows vs Linux, cars, real ale, TV programs and almost everything else we encounter in our lives.

  Mr Mistoffelees 21:04 21 Apr 2006

I think it is mostly down to personal preference, I am not at all impressed by Firefox and will continue with Opera for the foreseable future. As for real ale, hard to beat Old Speckled Hen.

  Ancient Learner 21:07 21 Apr 2006

Opera every time. And I prefer Fonseca Bin27 Port myself.

  VoG II 22:36 21 Apr 2006

Guinness - brewed in the Republic of Ireland - is, IMHO - far superior to Speckled Hen or any other 'Real Ale'. But it has to be the worst browser I have ever used.

  ade.h 22:57 21 Apr 2006

Usability is what matters most. Does the browser function in the way in which YOU want it to? Is it well-featured?

Opera is pretty well specced and largely performs as it should. The only weak spot is the slightly fiddly cookie handling. Firefox is plainer out of the box, but very extendable and has absolutely brilliant cookie handling. It also has a greater range of appearances that Opera. IE, however, has none of this. It isn't anywhere near as adjustable, it is not as nice to use, the cookie handling is unbelievably bad and there's basically one boring appearance. I usually like MS products but IE (and OE as well) lets the side down.

  Belatucadrus 00:17 22 Apr 2006

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They're all free and as has been clearly stated it's all a matter of personal preference, so why not download a few and see what suits you.
It'll probably be Firefox because as usual VoG™ is right, He's always right he's irritating that way.

Dunno about the Guinness though.

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