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

From: Jay Thomas (
Date: Sun Mar 04 2001 - 16:58:36 PST

Interesting, just hit a page, after following an advertisement from Guess their advertising dollars are being wasted on the
millions of NS users (not just 4.x) like me. They even allow AOL 6 for
god sake!! Yeah, they'll still be around in 6 months :-P

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Eugene Leitl wrote:
> On Tue, 20 Feb 2001, Rob Drimmie wrote:
> > And all the more power to them! As long as people are aware of the fact
> > that there is a choice, I can respect whatever choice they've made. I'd
> Indeed, your choice seems to be less users, their choice is to boycot
> a repelling site.
> > 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.

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