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alfredo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-26-06 12:39 PM
Response to Reply #18
33. They took the interface, turned it upside down and 180
horizontally to prevent Apple from suing them.
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  -Internet explorer 7 (Beta) As I put on my flame retardant suit. William769  Apr-26-06 10:22 AM   #0 
  - Looks Clunky  stepnw1f   Apr-26-06 10:24 AM   #1 
  - Puke! n/t  Toucano   Apr-26-06 10:24 AM   #2 
  - Wow, it took only 6 years for them to copy Mozilla! Congratulations! -nt  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Apr-26-06 10:24 AM   #3 
  - They lifted the whole "windows" concept from Steve Jobs, didn't they?  Idealist Hippie   Apr-26-06 11:00 AM   #18 
     - And Steve Jobs stole it all from Xerox...  Beelzebud   Apr-26-06 12:33 PM   #27 
     - Bullshit. Apple bought the technology from them and  alfredo   Apr-26-06 12:35 PM   #28 
     - chill! chill! No need to freak out over a little joke...  Beelzebud   Apr-26-06 12:37 PM   #29 
     - OK, but some people are still spreading that story as truth.  alfredo   Apr-26-06 12:40 PM   #35 
        - Well it's a silly argument anyway. If not windows then what?  Beelzebud   Apr-26-06 12:42 PM   #36 
           - I remember those pre Gui days. Even then we were trying  alfredo   Apr-26-06 03:07 PM   #63 
     - I remember reading that the Powers-That-Were at Xerox at the time  Idealist Hippie   Apr-26-06 01:51 PM   #56 
        - You are correct.  William769   Apr-26-06 01:58 PM   #57 
        - It wasn't part of their core business. They made copying machines  alfredo   Apr-26-06 02:51 PM   #61 
     - LIAR!!! Steve Jobs created the heavens and the earth and all  QC   Apr-26-06 01:37 PM   #51 
     - They took the interface, turned it upside down and 180  alfredo   Apr-26-06 12:39 PM   #33 
     - And Apple still sued  alcibiades_mystery   Apr-26-06 02:01 PM   #59 
        - There were several suits, one was settled out of court. That one  alfredo   Apr-26-06 02:43 PM   #60 
     - Actually Jobs and the Woz lifted it from PARC  greyhound1966   Apr-26-06 03:10 PM   #64 
  - Well...awesome until it becomes an attack target.  Bush_Eats_Beef   Apr-26-06 10:25 AM   #4 
  - I think they are deveolping a series of fonts that can only  alfredo   Apr-26-06 12:49 PM   #41 
  - I don't understand tabs. I just don't.  aquart   Apr-26-06 10:26 AM   #5 
  - tabs ROCK  AZDemDist6   Apr-26-06 10:33 AM   #9 
  - Still not understanding.  aquart   Apr-26-06 10:38 AM   #13 
  - It's not the same as having "multiple open windows"  Atman   Apr-26-06 12:37 PM   #32 
  - I don't see how I lived without tabs before!  Roland99   Apr-26-06 02:00 PM   #58 
  - I didn't either. Now I love them, 3-4 going at once on lively sites.  Idealist Hippie   Apr-26-06 10:55 AM   #17 
  - I don't either  The Revolution   Apr-26-06 11:11 AM   #23 
  - For one tabbing over multiple windows save alot of resources!  William769   Apr-26-06 11:51 AM   #24 
  - I didn't either until I tried them out.  Beelzebud   Apr-26-06 12:45 PM   #38 
  - Haven't tried it yet but will. hope you have a good suit, you'll need it.  madokie   Apr-26-06 10:28 AM   #6 
  - The new features that it offers are fantastic.  William769   Apr-26-06 10:30 AM   #7 
     - I'm trying it now and once I figure it out I'll like it  madokie   Apr-26-06 12:28 PM   #25 
        - Let me know what you think.  William769   Apr-26-06 12:32 PM   #26 
  - The interface looks like it was designed by...  fiziwig   Apr-26-06 10:32 AM   #8 
  - My 1st thought was that was designed by Bush's backdrop designers. n/t  WePurrsevere   Apr-26-06 10:36 AM   #11 
  - Sad to say  Submariner   Apr-26-06 10:34 AM   #10 
  - We usually use Slimbrowser or Avant instead of IE...  WePurrsevere   Apr-26-06 10:54 AM   #15 
  - I'll take a look at that  Submariner   Apr-26-06 12:39 PM   #34 
  - LOL  William769   Apr-26-06 11:07 AM   #20 
  - Why you no good dirty rat...  SpiralHawk   Apr-26-06 10:36 AM   #12 
  - I'm using it right now  Rude Horner   Apr-26-06 10:39 AM   #14 
  - Does it offer anything that Firefox doesn't?  ET Awful   Apr-26-06 10:55 AM   #16 
  - I do not know, I have never used Firefox.  William769   Apr-26-06 11:09 AM   #21 
  - Try it! It's very solid and almost never crashes or  SmokingJacket   Apr-26-06 12:44 PM   #37 
     - Who owns Firefox? Will it be an IPO someday?  Joanne98   Apr-26-06 05:57 PM   #81 
  - I have trouble with Firefox opening videos  Jersey Devil   Apr-26-06 11:10 AM   #22 
  - Try the "IE Tab" extension  boise1   Apr-26-06 01:00 PM   #44 
     - Download successful, icon in bar, still won't play comedycentral videos  Idealist Hippie   Apr-26-06 04:02 PM   #69 
        - Works ok for me  boise1   Apr-26-06 04:51 PM   #72 
           - Opened Norton security, went to "Ad blocking", went to "Configure"  Idealist Hippie   Apr-26-06 07:13 PM   #83 
  - What about those stupid "The Operation Timed Out" errors  Ignacio Upton   Apr-26-06 12:37 PM   #30 
  - Without XUL, it's nothing.  mainegreen   Apr-26-06 11:02 AM   #19 
  - Just a little funny thing with that screenshot...  Solon   Apr-26-06 12:37 PM   #31 
  - I still don't understand why MS insists on giving so much real estate to..  Atman   Apr-26-06 12:46 PM   #39 
  - I hear it offers a direct link to your bank account!  Atman   Apr-26-06 12:47 PM   #40 
  - Funny that the Explorer logo is repeated 4 times in that one image  discopants   Apr-26-06 12:58 PM   #42 
  - Browsers suck...  Xenotime   Apr-26-06 01:00 PM   #43 
  - Why can't I get it to download?  Midlodemocrat   Apr-26-06 01:01 PM   #45 
  - Here, let me help...  Solon   Apr-26-06 01:04 PM   #47 
  - LOL. Thanks. I do use Firefox.  Midlodemocrat   Apr-26-06 01:34 PM   #49 
  - I don't know what to tell you, it worked fine for me.  William769   Apr-26-06 01:38 PM   #53 
  - I just downloaded it this morning just fine, and if I can figure it out  madokie   Apr-26-06 03:59 PM   #68 
  - It's not Firefox  GoneOffShore   Apr-26-06 01:03 PM   #46 
  - MS sez XP only. Anyone tried it with ME yet?  Opposite Reaction   Apr-26-06 01:28 PM   #48 
  - FYI - M.E. end of life is July 2006  LiberalPartisan   Apr-26-06 05:30 PM   #76 
  - IE is the the biggest piece of Bullplop ever put out. Just say no. (n/t)  originalpckelly   Apr-26-06 01:36 PM   #50 
  - Tell us how you really feel.  William769   Apr-26-06 01:37 PM   #52 
  - It is destroying my website...  jsamuel   Apr-26-06 01:38 PM   #54 
  - wasn't as bad as I first thought, it was just one setting I had to change  jsamuel   Apr-26-06 05:42 PM   #78 
  - I don't understand, why would I get IE7 - already have it, called FireFox  Ioo   Apr-26-06 01:40 PM   #55 
  - Gack  charlie   Apr-26-06 03:03 PM   #62 
  - You say you like M$ but fail to give any reason why.  greyhound1966   Apr-26-06 03:13 PM   #65 
  - I trust them,  William769   Apr-26-06 03:24 PM   #67 
     - OMG, are you serious?  greyhound1966   Apr-26-06 04:06 PM   #71 
     - You try to talk the talk & try to walk the walk but you still come up  William769   Apr-26-06 05:15 PM   #73 
        - Your mind is clearly made up so I'm not going to spend a lot of time  greyhound1966   Apr-26-06 05:33 PM   #77 
        - The X files  William769   Apr-26-06 05:53 PM   #80 
        - "If what you say is true, he'd be in prison."  Toucano   Apr-26-06 08:24 PM   #85 
           - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-27-06 06:56 PM   #102 
     - Comp. Scientist - I trust open source, not MS, that is why I trust Firefox  jsamuel   Apr-26-06 05:46 PM   #79 
     - Gates is like Thomas Edison  Tactical Progressive   Apr-26-06 07:33 PM   #84 
        - Oy vey!  William769   Apr-26-06 09:11 PM   #87 
           - Oh yeah, look! You've got a "rofl" smiley! You sure proved your point!  Atman   Apr-26-06 09:26 PM   #90 
              - Talk about delusional !  William769   Apr-26-06 09:49 PM   #92 
                 - Yeah, Jobs is in SUCH bad shape!  Atman   Apr-26-06 10:10 PM   #94 
                    - Just think of where he could be sitting.  William769   Apr-26-06 10:15 PM   #95 
  - I fell for it and now I cannot play any video on it so I went with Firefox  SoCalDem   Apr-26-06 03:20 PM   #66 
  - Well you asked me this morning to let you know what I thought  madokie   Apr-26-06 04:05 PM   #70 
  - We are a dying breed on DU. Go figure.  William769   Apr-26-06 05:17 PM   #74 
  - Yea we are. I started with dos 3 and went to windows only after  madokie   Apr-26-06 06:17 PM   #82 
  - I've been testing IE-7 since alpha.  LiberalPartisan   Apr-26-06 05:26 PM   #75 
  - Cool. Did You Download It Yet? Is It Ok? And Thanks!  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Apr-26-06 08:26 PM   #86 
  - Works like a dream for me!  William769   Apr-26-06 09:12 PM   #88 
  - No one has said you're lying, William.  Atman   Apr-26-06 09:29 PM   #91 
  - Your Opinion Is The Only One That Matters Right Now, So Thanks!  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Apr-26-06 11:52 PM   #97 
  - works for me just fine, not sure about me though  madokie   Apr-26-06 09:15 PM   #89 
  - Practice makes perfect.  William769   Apr-26-06 09:51 PM   #93 
  - I D/Led and loaded it yesterday evening.  Opposite Reaction   Apr-27-06 08:49 AM   #98 
     - Great!  William769   Apr-27-06 10:56 AM   #101 
  - you can also drag all tabs anywhere left to right  Imagevision   Apr-26-06 11:17 PM   #96 
  - IE7 broke a major filesystem function  B3Nut   Apr-27-06 08:57 AM   #99 
  - Theres a tool out there called  William769   Apr-27-06 09:42 AM   #100 
  - Ah found a bug.  Opposite Reaction   Apr-27-06 07:01 PM   #103 
 

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