Which do you use...Internet Explorer or Netscape?

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  1. Neil Joseph

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    I find that both act differently for the site I have designed and I want to get a feeling of how many people use each browser. Feel free to add your comments as to why you refer your browser.
    I use Internet Explorer.
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  2. Patrick Sun

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    Netscape.
    IE is too "slow" in loading pages for my tastes.
    But I do use IE sometimes if I need to access some sites to order stuff and Netscape burps on those particular sites.
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  3. Jeff_A

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    IE. Netscape had too many glitches and I just didn't care for it.
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  4. Rob Gillespie

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    IE 5.01SP2.
    Netscape lost the plot ages ago.
     
  5. David Lawson

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    IE 5 on the Mac, Netscape 6 on Windows.
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  6. Steve Christou

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    Explorer, I decided it was time to give Netscape the boot after it started deleting my favorites on a regular basis, and inserting its own weird sites in my favorites folder, creepy stuff.
     
  7. Dominik Droscher

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    [​IMG] Steve, sure it wasn't evil hand screwing up your bookmarks?
    I use Mozilla, the best browser at the moment closely followed by Opera. Mozilla is an open source project and available for almost every platform. It is still in development but a lot more stable than IE, Opera or any Netscape version. Netscape 6 uses its rendering engine.
    If you are interested get it at www.mozilla.org ...
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  8. Kurt B

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    IE v4.x thru v6 and Netscape 6.1
    Need to support web development for all these
    I personally use IE v6 at home
     
  9. Allan Mack

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    I use both. Some websites seem to work on one but not the other...
     
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    IE6. As a developer, I have NO respect for Netscape. It's a piece of crap and I wish it would go away forever. [​IMG]
     
  12. Darren H

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    Last time I checked (earlier this week) less than 15% of all users are now browsing with Netscape. I'm also a professional developer, and, on many occasions, have been been forced to change my design just because of that 15%. My biggest beefs are with the way that Netscape 4.x handles background images in tables and its quirky acceptance of style sheets. For what it's worth, I downloaded 6.2 yesterday and was pleasantly surprised.
    To answer the question: IE 5.5
    [Edited last by Darren H on November 02, 2001 at 03:24 PM]
     
  13. Kevin P

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    As a web developer, I have to use both, but definitely prefer IE (5.0 or 5.5). There are so many things that just don't work right in Netscape.
    One odd exception: for some reason, on my PC at work, IE freezes if I press the Back button on any page on, get this, Microsoft.com! I have to use Netscape to access the MSDN Knowledge Base. How's that for ironic? But IE works better on every other site.
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  14. Andrew Pratt

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    IE6 ...never have liked Netscape
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    I've given Netscape a shot about 5 different times, and I honestly loathe it. Yes, IE is not perfect, but I consider it about 1,100 times better than Netscape.
    Also, the Opera browser isn't half bad!
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    I use Opera... it's much faster than Netscape or IE.
    Greg
     
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    Internet Explorer
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  20. Rob Tomlin

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    I use both. I am starting to like IE better than Netscape though.
     

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