[Wolves] A Victory for the mighty FireFox
trog at trog-oz.demon.co.uk
Sun Dec 11 15:56:02 GMT 2005
Over the last couple of days at work, I've had several users saying that they
can't send emails. A quick check revealed that they were using Yahoo webmail
and running IE (and M$ XP). The screen display was very odd; there was a
"To" box, a "Subject" box, an "Attach Files" button and a "Send" link, but no
where to key in the text of the email. A quick download of FireFox and when
the users accessed Yahoo webmail, all was as it should be.
This is a real victory. One of the users is completely anti-Linux, anti-open
source, anti-FLOSS etc; if software hasn't got Bill's mark on it then as far
as she is concerned it must be crap. I pointed out to her that she has a
choice; use the "crap" Firefox and be able to send emails, or use the
"excellent" IE and have a screwed up email system. I left her pondering this
as I danced my way down the corridor!
Of course, the next step is to get Linux on the admin PCs.
Trog Woolley | trog at trog hyphen oz dot demon dot co dot uk
(A Croweater back residing in Pommie Land with Linux)
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