RE: Does "Goodbye Netscape 4.x" mean "Goodbye Netscape"?

From: Rob Drimmie (
Date: Tue Feb 20 2001 - 11:44:39 PST

> Indeed, your choice seems to be less users, their choice is to boycot
> a repelling site.

   My choice, actually, is to provide a plain text version that's readable
by all browsers, and a fancied up version for browsers that support the
standards. I don't recall ever having discussed _my_ choice until just now
though, and I really don't care about _your_ choice. It's a pretty safe
assumption that everyone on this list is aware of the pros and cons of
upgrading or remaining in a static environment, and to be frank, the Browser
Upgrade initiative isn't for us.

> > just rather they make the choice knowing that by chosing an
> older browser
> > they're choosing to miss out on content.
> I`d like to see which relevant content does require the use of such
> bloated monstrosity as Netscape 6.0. And if you mandate the use of
> IE, I`d rather not upgrade the browsers by downgrading the OS,
> thankyouverymuch.

   Thank you for blatantly ignoring me. I'll rephrase my final comment -
"I'm talking sheer quantity, not quality." - and hopefully I'll be able to
phrase it clearer. By not using NN6.0, you're _missing out_. Period.
Whether or not you're missing anything good, relevant or worth your time is
a completely different argument, and one that's far too steeped in
subjectives to waste bandwidth on.

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