Friday, February 11, 2005

Firefox - never going to compete?

A bizarre item, plucked from the news on Google:
They [analysts] point out that FireFox’s growth is so far ‘unsustainable’. Its features were designed more for individual users. Corporates need to think twice before using Firefox because it has repeatedly been targeted by worms and viruses. That is the reason why it cannot compete with the Internet Explorer. The analysts expect that Microsoft may consider retaliating with an upgrade, but that may depend on its upgrade plans for Windows besides the development of the much awaited Longhorn operating system
I must have missed all of those worms and viruses that have hit Firefox? Maybe I should switch right away to IE? What did I miss here? Is Earthtimes (the source of this) a Microsoft-funded newsletter? Doesn't seem likely? Just sloppy journalism?

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