[pcductape] Re: [PC-Ductape] Browsers will not connect to Internet.

  • From: trapper <trapper@xxxxxxx>
  • To: pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 04 Dec 2004 21:47:46 -0800

If their ever is a survey, you can put me down for firefox..

----- Original Message -----
From: "Pam" <ltf01@xxxxxxxxxx>
To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Saturday, December 04, 2004 8:19 PM
Subject: [pcductape] Re: [PC-Ductape] Browsers will not connect to Internet.


> I am familiar with the .net framework. Comes up often in web dev
> programming. Seems I recall the article saying it wasn't going to be
called
> IE7 but someothing else. Longhorn was a part of the picture too. Some were
> complaining because MS has never gone this long without a new browser for
> the public to play with. Me, what I want from their new browser is
standards
> compliancy. MS is not known for playing by the rest of the world's rules
in
> this respect. Another reason I like Firefox. It is.
>
> I wonder if there is a poll out there yet that samples the opinions of
> who've tried Firefox in comparison to IE.
>
> Pam
>
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: pcductape-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >[mailto:pcductape-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of Bob Noble
> >Sent: Saturday, December 04, 2004 10:06 PM
> >To: pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >Subject: [pcductape] [PC-Ductape] Browsers will not connect to Internet.
> >
> >
> >Hi Pam,
> >I can't confirm on a new IE7, but it's likely a completely new
> >design, as in
> >their new operating system, called Longhorn.
> >Microsoft has been designing around a new concept, called .net  .
> >Basicly, .net is a concept that if one updates a file in one
> >place, it gets
> >updated in all the places where it is, like on your hard drive and on
your
> >webpages. This is really a biggie for business types. I can see a
business
> >having a catalog in their computer, on their webpage and if you
> >like on your
> >computer. If they make a change on their hard drive, that change is also
> >made on their web page and if you have it ok-ed on your hard drive, it
can
> >be changed there also. This is just a simple example, but it goes
> >on and on
> >and is considered a huge jump in the computer software field.
> >Bob Noble
> >www.sonic.net/bnoble
> >----- Original Message -----
> >From: "Pam" <ltf01@xxxxxxxxxx>
> >To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >Sent: Saturday, December 04, 2004 7:50 PM
> >Subject: [pcductape] Re: [PC-Ductape] Browsers will not connect to
> >Internet.
> >
> >
> >> If I knew which patch it was I might be able to. It was a about
> >a year ago
> >> that I found what was causing it but if I remember correctly it gave a
> >> list
> >> of several of their fixes that would have caused the problem. Several
> >> months
> >> ago I went back to try and find the page/article that I'd had before
and
> >> couldn't find any references of it anymore.
> >> I did do the winsock thing a few minutes ago though so I'll be testing
it
> >> soon. I tell ya, I've become so accustomed to the tabbed
> >browsing feature
> >> of
> >> Firefox that I just don't know if I could be completely happy with IE
> >> anymore even if it did behave.
> >> I read an article a month or 2 ago having to do with IE and why
> >an IE7 has
> >> not been released and they said that it was because MS was working on a
> >> whole new from the bottom up browser. I would like confirmation
> >that this
> >> is
> >> so but haven't had the time to do any "want to" stuff. These days I
only
> >> have time for "have to" stuff.
> >>
> >> Pam
>
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