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November 24, 2003 8:56:27 PM

Micro$ will have popup blocker for IE in XP next year. Big deal I have popup blocker right now on IE6. Thanks Yahoo. No waiting for Micro$ too slow.

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November 24, 2003 10:10:30 PM

Popup ? What's a popup ?

(been using Opera for years now :) 

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November 24, 2003 10:21:27 PM

IE users with Google Toolbar 2.0 also doesn't know what is pop-up. IE built-in popup blocker may eliminate pop-ups completely (if enabled by default).

BTW, I think Opera sucks. It's compatibility is worse than IE/Mozilla.

I think if somebody don't want to use IE, then he should use Mozilla/Mozilla Firebird. Opera is NOT good as primary browser.

I use Opera as my alternate browser (IE as primary and for browsing 99% of my total browsing). It's higher incompatibility is good few some cases. DAP can grab links better from Opera since browser specific anti-download manager scripts doesn't work in Opera.

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November 24, 2003 10:57:59 PM

>BTW, I think Opera sucks. It's compatibility is worse than
>IE/Mozilla.

Wel, YMMV, but I've been using Opera as my primary browser for ages. About the only site I actually need to use IE, is my home banking site (it does a browser check, and will refuse anything but IE6 or NS7.. no way to fool it either).

In Opera (as in Mozilla/FB/..) you may need to toggle between different "identify as" setting for certain poorly coded websites, but other then that, I couldnt live without it anymore. Tabbed browsing (much better than in Mozilla), mouse gestures (never got it to work properly under Mozilla), near perfect popup killing, ctrl+scroll zoom, and little nifty little things like opening all bookmarks from a folder at once, decent printpreview, simple but usefull download manager, everything highly configurable, and I could go on and on. Sorry man, I just love my Opera :) 

Anyway, I agree Mozilla is definately superior to IE, and has most of the features of Opera if you install the correct plugin, but there are just too many things I couldnt get working as I wanted. For instance, for some reason Mozilla insists in opening links in new windows instead of new tabs by default. I just HATE that. And like I said, the mouse gesture thing; I never got it to work properly either, so I am just sticking to Opera under both Windows and Linux.

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November 24, 2003 11:10:00 PM

I'm not talking only about "site not working". Opera often can't display many website as they look in IE. IE is the standard and Mozilla/Mozilla Firebird is better than Opera at displaying things correctly.

You can try <A HREF="http://www.myie2.com/html_en/home.htm" target="_new">MyIE2</A>, an IE mod. If somebody is using Mozila/Opera instead of IE only for features, then he can use it and forget about Mozilla/Opera features.

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