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:"de facto" standard
by Anonymous on Sat 13th Dec 2003 02:29 UTC

You can't say that something is the best just because a lot of people use it (as many people on this site argue constantly about windows). Here's one example: AOL. If anyone can honestly say it's the best ISP then they haven't tried anything else. It would be a good idea to stick to reasons and logic, rather than "Everyone else does it so . . ." I don't think we even need to say the old bridge saying.

AOL brings a lot of ordinary people online for sure, while it might not be the best ISP, it doesn't force its users to RTFM either.

Mozilla might have hundred "features" that IE doesn't have, the irony is that no web site, except a handful of zealot exclusive ones, will use them at the moment.