Linked by Matt Brewer on Fri 12th Dec 2003 20:43 UTC
Internet Explorer The new version of Internet Explorer in Longhorn 4051 is version 6.05.4051.0.  Even though Longhorn is many years away (if ever!) the folks at Microsoft have realized that people want more from their browser, due to popularity of the competition, ex. Mozilla. UPDATE: Longhorn 4051 review.
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Re: The Microsoft Game
by Darius on Fri 12th Dec 2003 22:52 UTC

If only the Mozilla Foundation would have played the Microsoft game and patented the process of blocking pop up web pages. I'm so tired of watching open source companies teaching Microsoft how to write good software and then be locked out of using the technology it developed.

Except Mozilla came up with neither tabs nor popup blocking, as both features were in Opera long before. And come to think about it, I don't even think Opera pioneered either of tehse versions.

Though I don't give props to IE, I certainly don't to Mozilla either. Whatever advantages Mozilla hs over IE is made null and void by its speed, or lack thereof. (Firebird is a different story though.)