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Originally Posted by Kittencake View Post

I love my waterfox ^_^

Hell yeah, Waterfox is awesome.

And IE pretending to be Firefox is kind of stupid. There was maybe one or two sites that didn't like firefox (for whatever reason they said a plugin was needed for the video stream, but waterfox couldn't figure out how to get it working or something)

so I had to use IE.

Besides that though I never touch it.
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post #42 of 81
LOL.

Well you dont know how bad IE was like 8 years ago i just made XP reinstall and downloading anything in IE6 is nealy impossible nowdays ^^.

It just throws errors or crashes biggrin.gif.

So yea they make progress biggrin.gif.
post #43 of 81
chromium is so much better than either. so much faster than ff. ff has better abp, but that's only useful situationally
post #44 of 81
Surprised they would go this route. Since IE9, Firefox has been the browser to piss me off the most in development. Chrome and IE9 and later will routinely display things the same with Firefox off doing its own thing.
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IE impersonating Firefox reminded me of the Spy in Team Fortress for a quick second.
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This only affects websites built by developers still using browser rather than feature detection.
    
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post #47 of 81
FALSE!
Internet explorer will pretend it's browser.
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post #48 of 81
IE dev team just needs to get its act together. IE as a program is taking more and more hits everyday. They need to improve at a faster rate in order to get less bashing from the community. thumb.gif
post #49 of 81
IE is so god awful... it breaks every single business website out there. Its bad that you have to DOWNGRADE to IE8 most of the time to even view internal/business websites. Ugh.
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IE is so god awful... it breaks every single business website out there. Its bad that you have to DOWNGRADE to IE8 most of the time to even view internal/business websites. Ugh.

I'm just gonna throw this out there. If you think that IE8 is better than 9 or 10, you've clearly lost the ability to read Arabic numerals. 9 and 10 are far superior to IE8, perhaps one of the worst browsers Microsoft has ever created. The only real problems people have with IE are those that write code, almost everything else is personal bias/ungrounded Microsoft bashing. I suppose I can't comment on that as a knowledgeable person, as I'm not a web developer. But from what I've heard both here and from friends of mine that are web devs, coding for IE is what makes it a real pain in the neck. I won't get into a pissing match between whether or not IE is better than FF or if IE is better than Chrome, et al... But for you to say IE8 is superior to 9 or 10, well that's just downright ridiculous
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