Re: Opera Web Browser (with an html address...)
On Thu, 6 Nov 1997, Joey Hess wrote:
> Paul J Thompson wrote:
> > I recently was looking to see if the web browser Opera was available for
> > Linux. Well, when looking at their site I discovered that they are currently
> > doing a poll of sorts to see how many Linux users (along with some other OSs)
> > would be interested in their browser. They have pledged that if they have
> > 3000 Linux people interested by the end of November (when the poll closes)
> > that they will start working on developement.
> My scam-o-meter is going haywire. They say after the 3000 people register,
> they will be contacted again, and asked to pay $35 (for a product that will
> not be written yet!) with the money going toward development.
> Maybe these guys are legit. Maybe they will disappear with $105,000. I love
> commercial develpment of software for linux, but I'm getting the signal that
> Opera Software doesn't have any confidence in the linux market -- so why
> should I have any confidence in them?
True on the paying for something that has yet to start development. But I
doub't they will disapear soon. They have been arround for almost 2 years
now. I have used several releases of it myself.
feature I liked was the zoom feature.. nice for hard of site, or late,
late, late night working.
> see shy jo
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