Linked by Kroc Camen on Mon 9th Nov 2009 14:20 UTC
Editorial Hands up if you use Firefox. Have used it? Know about it? Heard of it? 'Sites up and down the World Wide Web today will be celebrating five years of Firefox. When I sat down to write this I worried about having to list the history of its features and landmark events and the news of the past five years. Other sites will be comprehensively doing that, there is nothing I can add to that list that Google can't surmise. Instead I will be telling you what Google does not know, my story of Firefox and what Firefox has meant to all of us.
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by WereCatf on Mon 9th Nov 2009 14:53 UTC
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FireFox has changed my life quite a lot too. I too first learned to use Frontpage at school and being the curious cat I started studying HTML the same week. But IE was the de facto standard back then and so all websites had to be compliant with it, not vice versa. FireFox eventually rescued me from that pit and from the poor coding habits that I had learned and since then I've learned to do things the Right Way (TM).

Nowadays though I have moved away from FireFox. Google Chrome blows it straight out of water both on Windows and on Linux, but especially so on Linux; FireFox just crawls there and as unfortunate as it is, it is falling behind the competition quite fast. Chrome/Chromium has made me a happy camper now ;)

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