Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 12th Jun 2009 13:55 UTC
Internet Explorer Yesterday, Microsoft dropped a bomb by announcing that all versions of Windows 7 released in Europe would ship without Internet Explorer pre-installed. This was in answer to the EU antitrust investigation currently under way regarding possible illegal bundling of Internet Explorer with Windows. The first reactions to this news are coming in, with Opera and the EU both lamenting the move.
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RE[7]: What does this tell us?
by Thom_Holwerda on Fri 12th Jun 2009 19:11 UTC in reply to "RE[6]: What does this tell us?"
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On the contrary, the fact that your "works for me" attitude does not mean that there is not still a huge and dangerous problem on the business desktop is perhaps the most significant point I am making. It is simply a point which you are choosing to deny and/or ignore.

Well, breaking my own promise, but what the heck.

This is blatantly not true. I outright acknowledged your problem, so you're lying with the above. This is what I said:

This is EXACTLY what is going on RIGHT NOW. IE is no longer "the default" browser people use. It comes installed by default - yes - but the amount of people disregarding it is huge, and growing every month. Companies will follow through, but give them some time.

You can't change this simply by snapping a finger. This takes time. Have some patience. There is no magic instant cure.

You could've made all your points without the condescending and arrogant attitude, and we would've actually contributed something meaningful to this discussion. Instead, you decided to take this opportunity - yet again - to mock me. Which is fine by me, but you aren't doing your arguments a favour with that.

Edited 2009-06-12 19:12 UTC

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