Please don't tell people to "shut up" and to "stop this crap". If you
have a point to make, make it without insulting people. If you have an
argument to make, present it in a logical way. Do not just curse and
spew crude insults. I don't need that stuff in my inbox thank you.
To refute your 'argument': it does matter if firefox is downloaded by a
large number of people, and also that the mainstream press knows about
it. This will make the use of the browser valid in the eyes of many
people who run businesses who would otherwise just force the employees
to use IE. This in turn may lead to more business updating their
intranets and internal web software to not depend on IE5 or 5.5
functionality, thus removing the need for Microsoft to pack IE with
multiple compatibility modes and expecting web developers to add more
metadata to pages just to select a certain rendering mode. If Microsoft
make IE completely standards compatible by default, it leads to a better
and more accessible web.
And if the Firefox download campaign helps to bring that reality even a
little closer, I would argue it's worthwhile.
Kae Verens wrote:
> ok - I'm getting pretty tired of this.
>> I use Firefox every day, and do have FF3 installed (and had b5 before
> that and b4 before that), but really - could we stop this crap?
>> who fucking cares how many times it is downloaded. really - for fuck's
> sake, let's stop being kids and grow up - people will use it because
> it's good - not because of some stupid spammy marketing gimmick.
>> now shut up about firefox and let's just get on with our lives.
>> macada wrote:
>> Hi all,
>>>> Sorry for the Spam/Perdon por el Spam:
>>>> Spanish: Este es el enlace de la noticia:
>>http://www.elpais.com/articulo/internet/Firefox/presenta/sociedad/elpeputec/20080617elpepunet_2/Tes>>>> English: Link of the new:
>>http://blog.searchenginewatch.com/blog/080617-073044>>>> Spanish: Descarga: http://www.spreadfirefox.com/es-ES/worldrecord>> English: Download: http://www.spreadfirefox.com/worldrecord>>>> Solo sera despues de las 7pm hora Spanish
>> The time will be after 6pm (Irish time) 7pm (Spanish,French,Italian time)
>>>> Thx everyone.
>>>> Regards from Dublin
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