Re: Web browsers for Linux (was: Re: Netscape Bus Error)
On Aug 18 2000, John Leuner wrote:
> But let's face it, a debug build of Moz is a dog. Do we really need
> Athlons to surf the web?
That was exactly my point. Most users (unfortunately, might I
add) don't care for free software or for proprietary software.
They care about their job being done, without facing technical
details that might not be relevant to what they intend to do
(or that they don't want to know about), and, in a sense,
In that case, they might just use an older version of Windows
with Internet Explorer and they are able to see the web more
confortably than using Linux and Netscape.
Having to change your hardware for playing the latest high-end
3D game with 100 or 101 frames per second is one thing. Having
to change your hardware for sufing the web is something
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