Linked by Kroc Camen on Thu 4th Jun 2009 22:34 UTC
Opera Software Opera have announced the release of Opera 10 beta. New engine, new features, but I'm more concerned about where Opera 10 fits into Opera's history, and certainly their future. Opera have never made any massive strides in marketshare and is Opera 10 really going to change any of that? Read More to find out.
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you're just not used to it
by spiderman on Fri 5th Jun 2009 07:59 UTC
spiderman
Member since:
2008-10-23

The design is perfectly fine with me. You're just not used to it. You use Firefox for too long and too much to learn to use Opera. If you try lynx, you will say it's complete crap. Some people however use lynx on a daily basis and are lost on Firefox. Some people can't use linux because it is not Windows. Opera has a perfectly good design, but you just can't use it because it is not Firefox.

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RE: you're just not used to it
by Kroc on Fri 5th Jun 2009 08:10 in reply to "you're just not used to it"
Kroc Member since:
2005-11-10

I can’t use it because I don’t see any benefits (only drawbacks) over what I’ve already got. Features included.

Just because Opera release a new version it doesn’t mean I have to give them a free ride and put myself out throwing away the decent browser I’ve got just to be somehow 'fair' to Opera. If Opera want me to be a user, then they will have to do _better_ than what I’ve already got.

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RE: you're just not used to it
by bousozoku on Fri 5th Jun 2009 14:14 in reply to "you're just not used to it"
bousozoku Member since:
2006-01-23

The design is perfectly fine with me. You're just not used to it. You use Firefox for too long and too much to learn to use Opera. If you try lynx, you will say it's complete crap. Some people however use lynx on a daily basis and are lost on Firefox. Some people can't use linux because it is not Windows. Opera has a perfectly good design, but you just can't use it because it is not Firefox.


That's somewhat humourous.

I can't remember a time when Opera seemed extremely well-organised or easy to use. It could have the most efficient code on the planet and still be almost painful to use. There was a time when it could be the default browser on Windows and the oblivious would ask "isn't there something else?" because it just didn't click with people.

I keep Opera as my second browser because it's a substitute for Internet Exploder on Mac OS X and Linux. It has become better than it was at version 4 or 5 when I initially tried it. Maybe, version 10 will be well-liked because it has some thought poured into the outside, not just the inside.

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spiderman Member since:
2008-10-23

So, what do you think is not well organized in Opera?

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