Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 21st Sep 2005 14:40 UTC, submitted by kellym
Mozilla & Gecko clones The open source Firefox Web browser continues to grow in popularity. Discover new XML features for the fastest-growing Web browser, including XML parsing, XHTML, CSS, XSLT, SVG, and XForms. Additional third-party extensions provide even more XML support. Elsewhere, Firefox faces challenges as it matures, according to analysts.
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What is with the FUD blitz?
by tonym on Wed 21st Sep 2005 15:31 UTC
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OMG, what is with all these articles? Is someone (I wonder who) trying to debunk Firefox's merits? All of these articles have just been spinning the facts to get the "desired" result, it is angering. Oh yeah, I have a hate of marketing departments, can you tell?

Seriously, Firefox (and other browsers) are inherently more secure than IE due to their lack of ActiveX and direct ties to the Operating System.

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RE: What is with the FUD blitz?
by on Wed 21st Sep 2005 15:59 in reply to "What is with the FUD blitz?"
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"Seriously, Firefox (and other browsers) are inherently more secure than IE due to their lack of ActiveX and direct ties to the Operating System."

I'm not certain that's saying all that much. That's like saying that our levee doesn't have a big gaping hole in it, but ignoring the little finger-size holes that spring up. A security hole is a security hole regardless of how it comes about, and someone acting maliciously doesn't really care about the differences. Plus need I remind you that while we don't have ActiveX. We do have extensions. Presently no ones done anything bad with them, but I wouldn't count on that staying that way.

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