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Author Topic: Microsoft abandons Internet Explorer and buys Firefox!  (Read 3746 times)

Carol Haynes

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Microsoft abandons Internet Explorer and buys Firefox!
« on: November 18, 2006, 04:17:42 AM »
See http://www.msfirefox.com/

Notice the new minimum specs on the download page.
« Last Edit: November 18, 2006, 04:23:01 AM by Carol Haynes »

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Re: Microsoft abandons Internet Explorer and buys Firefox!
« Reply #1 on: November 18, 2006, 05:11:06 AM »
Im sure Firefox fanboys will love it... 

The author of the site hides himself. Afraid of something?  :D

FWIW, the site shouldn't link to Mozilla Support when asking for a contribution to support Microsoft. Some people believe everything they see (remember "Bonsai Kitten"?) and this could classify as fraud. Instead, a page could appear like "Bill is the wealthiest man on this planet, and you want to send a donation?"...



« Last Edit: November 18, 2006, 05:26:33 AM by wr975 »

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Re: Microsoft abandons Internet Explorer and buys Firefox!
« Reply #2 on: November 18, 2006, 08:12:14 AM »
It only takes a few seconds to realise it is a spoof (like the link to download AKobe Phlash) ...

actually I quite like http://www.msfirefox...googling-filter.html and http://www.msfirefox...-for-ms-firefox.html

and on the 'About' page ...

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We are a slightly open source community

    * We continue to be a leader and partner in slightly open source development, providing low cost*and alternative choices for technology. With millions of users already, we are one of the world's largest distributors of slightly open source software.
    * Our software development processes all take place in the public eye*. We have nothing to hide.


* Official US Civil Antitrust Complaint required
« Last Edit: November 18, 2006, 08:15:24 AM by Carol Haynes »

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Re: Microsoft abandons Internet Explorer and buys Firefox!
« Reply #3 on: November 18, 2006, 03:42:49 PM »
Pretty good Carol, thanks.   

:Thmbsup:

I clipped it and put it on:
http://clipmarks.com...A-9445-3DD708BEA844/
« Last Edit: November 18, 2006, 03:54:42 PM by dantheman »

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Re: Microsoft abandons Internet Explorer and buys Firefox!
« Reply #4 on: November 22, 2006, 09:31:17 AM »
Oh, God, no!
I can't believe this so called funny spoof made it to donationcoder.

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It only takes a few seconds to realise it is a spoof
Really? So long?

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Re: Microsoft abandons Internet Explorer and buys Firefox!
« Reply #5 on: November 22, 2006, 03:02:48 PM »
lol, I like the rss (real simple sex)
[Insert really cool signature here]

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Re: Microsoft abandons Internet Explorer and buys Firefox!
« Reply #6 on: November 24, 2006, 12:39:33 AM »
This is a scream ROFL  :lol: :lol: :lol:
I wonder how long it will be before M$ will try to shutdown this site because of supposed name patent infringement.
better save it with HTTrack  :)