[kwlug-disc] IE -> firefox business case

Richard Weait richard at weait.com
Fri Jun 19 07:59:49 EDT 2009


On Fri, 2009-06-19 at 05:27 -0400, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> anyone have a link that makes a compelling argument for IE ->
> firefox on windows?  simply saying, "hey, it's open source!" will
> rarely convince the non-techies who hold the chequebook.
> 
>   i know most of the advantages, but it would be nice if there was a
> link somewhere that explained it in excruciating and irrefutable
> detail.  thanks.

Don't use Explorer

US CERT issued an advisory to use anything but Explorer in 2004 .  
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/207264

Explorer is worse on compatibility than any other browser.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acid3#Desktop_browsers





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