__/ [Charles Sweeney] on Sunday 06 November 2005 01:06 \__
> Ed Jay wrote
>> Charles Sweeney <me@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>I've been using Opera as my default browser for a few weeks. I like
>>>it a lot.
I installed it when it became free and was very impressed with it. Polished,
robust, features-rich. It didn't render some pages the way I had hoped and
did not cope with frames as I had hoped either. It put me off slightly.
>> I've been using it for a couple of years. It's great.
>>>Just love the shortcuts for the bookmarks, the zoom and the mouse
You can use them in Firefox too. There are at least 4 extensions that are
intended to provide mouse gestures support. I was using gestures more often
before I learned keyboard shortcuts, which are still quicker.
>>>I now find myself trying to do the mouse gestures in other apps!
>>>Opera, they think of everything!
>> Except how to properly market it.
Deep pockets help, so it's unfair to suggest that.
> I don't know much about them. Their browser is free. I don't imagine
> they are dripping in cash. I reckon they do pretty well considering.
If/when Internet Explore to vanishes (tangential to a Windows demise), the
balance will change. They must wait patiently.
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