Date: Wed, 29 Mar 2006 05:56:46 GMT From: James Sweet <jamessweetnospamail.com> Subject: Re: [Saab_c900] saab tool page updated
sweller wrote: > Dave Hinz wrote: > > >>>Windows IE is very >>>definitely written with one OS in mind and so it will support all the >>>Microsoft-specific extensions, but most other clients don't or won't. >> >>Yup. And websites who develop and test only with IE on Windows need to >>wake up and realize that they're sacrificing usability for "cutesy >>bullshit". > > > I've found Firefox pretty crappy; especially in its ability to cope with > the worst of the IE only pages but Opera can deal with most. > > Whilst not wanting to get into a browser spat I agree with the view that > if a commercial organisation limits their audience by being browser > specific then that's their loss but a lot of the information stuff I miss > is /my/ loss. > > I also think it's less of the "cutesy bullshit" and more of the "it's > easier" to take an IE only line. > Adblock is the reason I'll put up with any flaws with Firefox. I absolutely hate banner ads and popups, obnoxious animated signatures, etc. Adblock lets me nuke all that stuff and clean up the net.