"Chuck Lewis" <clewis@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>We were Netscape for as long as I could hold out. But that "when's the new
>release going to come out" nightmare of a few years ago, coupled with key
>vendor sites not working with Netscape turned out to be the "nails in the
>coffin". It would be a nightmare to dump IE and Outlook and go another
>direction. It just really sucks that we even have to deal with this
>garbage...

Can't argue with nightmares of the past. Netscape went through that terrible 
6.x stretch which had me continually returning to 4.x (and IE when some site 
wouldn't work otherwise). But 7.01 has finally seemed to work. Netscape Mail 
has even been compatible with Exchange.

My biggest complaint has been that AVG only works with Outlook for e-mail 
scans. Second complaint is really a simple irritation at the current state of 
everything -- I regularly need to download/install current JREs from Sun.

I can't recall _needing_ to resort to IE for any site this year.

Beyond that, about your question "What do you people think of this [huge IE 
hole]?" --

Ummm... so what else is new? What's your point?  :-)

And a further minor comment... really, this kind of thing has been possible for 
years and years. Anybody remember ANSI-bombs? Now THOSE were fun (and just 
about as far as I progressed in area of creating such things).

Tom Liotta

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The PowerTech Group, Inc.
19426 68th Avenue South
Kent, WA 98032
Phone  253-872-7788 x313
Fax    253-872-7904
http://www.powertech.com


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