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This is because Internet Explorer is for asshats.
    
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Originally Posted by AddictedGamer93 View Post
This is because Internet Explorer is for asshats.
or girls.
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Get wrecked, Microsoft.
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post #14 of 27
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Originally Posted by Cee View Post
How do mozilla make money to fund all this hosting/servers etc?

It is actually a big number
Donations and deals struck. For example, notice how mozilla has the google start by default? Every view of that page gets them some money.
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It was 8 millions on the first day IIRC for FF3.
On the other hand, I and a lot of other people I'm sure, weren't part of that statistic because of the pre-release of FF4.

Well, maybe; it'd be interesting to see what time frame the 8 million was from.
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Donations and deals struck. For example, notice how mozilla has the google start by default? Every view of that page gets them some money.
Yea, apparently Google is a huge chunk of their revenue.
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Look at the number going UP!
I'm curios to see whats it gonna reach in 1 week.
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Windows XP is not supported by IE9. On the other hand FF4 supports XP.
There is this, yes. As hard as it is to believe, XP remains the most deployed Windows OS out there. So IE9 is unavailable to the majority of its most likely users. (It was a good decision on MS's part though.)

There is also the fact that Firefox 3.6 prompted me to upgrade to FF4...IE8 did not, nor it is part of Windows Update. You have to go find IE9 on your own. Not hard, but even my app development manager didn't know that IE9 was RTM...so without the notification, even peolpe that WANT to upgrade may not know that they can/should upgrade.

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Originally Posted by AddictedGamer93 View Post
This is because Internet Explorer is for asshats.
Don't troll, it pollutes an otherwise good conversation.

Honestly, between FF4 and IE9, I prefer IE9's UI but FF's extensive add-on capabilities. The performance of both is just stupid fast, so it's really just the personal preferences of UI and/or customiztion that should sway most people one way or the other. For me, I expect that I'll keep on with IE9, I really do prefer it so far.
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Originally Posted by AddictedGamer93 View Post
This is because Internet Explorer is for asshats.
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or girls.
Or most corporations.
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