Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 1st Sep 2009 15:31 UTC, submitted by KLU9
Opera Software After a long gestation period, Opera has released version 10 of their browser, which comes packed with a whole lot of improvements and new features. It's got a completely new interface, a turbo mode for those days of bandwith drought, automatic updates (finally!), and lots more.
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I think he may be refering to the fact that a few websites still do some black magic to determine what mark up to present and fail to understand Opera.

Check out Kentucky fried chickens website in opera 10. You get redirected to the mobile version of their site. (which oddly enough has nutrition info different than their regular site.)

By likening it to Internet Explorer? No, I'm pretty sure that's not what he meant. Nor does it address any of his other trollish remarks.

Let's not forget that Opera was the first major browser with tabs and mouse gestures. Or that benchmarks have shown that Opera "...generally outperforms all other browsers..."

The troll's comments are not just baseless, they are actually contrary to the facts.

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nt_jerkface Member since:

The troll's comments are not just baseless, they are actually contrary to the facts.

Calm down, he was talking about how the vast majority of websites are designed around Internet Explorer.

You do get better compatibility with IE. You're not going find a site that tells you that your browser is unsupported.

The situation is certainly better than it used to be when everything was designed around IE6 but there are still a lot of websites that don't support minor browsers like opera and chrome.

Edited 2009-09-01 22:05 UTC

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