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FireFox 4.0 To Take Over? Not Bloody Likely

FireFox 4.0 just shipped, and already one key supporter claims it will crush IE 9. Mozilla Community Development Director Asa Dotzler argues that by year's end, IE 9 will be on fewer than one in five machines, while FireFox will hit nearly a third.

I haven't used IE 9, but I am on FireFox 4.0, and while faster than its predecessor, it is an awkward, ungainly, confusing hunk of software.

Browsers are supposed to be simple, with key functions like saving and organizing bookmarks as easy as pie. The latest FireFox fails in easily doing the basics, in my estimation.

Next week I'll give a full rundown on my complaints. For now, tell me what you think at dbarney@redmondmag.com.

Posted by Doug Barney on 04/01/2011 at 1:18 PM


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