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Re: IE is just as safe as FireFox
From: Danny <nocmonkey () gmail com>
Date: Fri, 12 Nov 2004 10:13:19 -0500

On Fri, 12 Nov 2004 01:50:45 -0500, David B Harris
<dbharris () eelf ddts net> wrote:
On Thu, 11 Nov 2004 19:18:55 -0500
Danny <nocmonkey () gmail com> wrote:
Yes, IE security needs work. Yes, Firefox is a great web browser.

However, if Firefox or any other browser had the same market share as
IE, would it really be that much more secure? There sure would be a
lot more people trying to find holes in Firefox if it had the same
user base.

... because as soon as you hit 50% marketshare, the quality of the code
which has been written and distributed instantaneously and magically
drops and order of magnitude ...

</sarcasm>

It's a simple concept. The more people use something, the more flaws
are exposed.

Especially if there ARE more flaws, lol. IE is doomed because of its
integration with Microsoft software and its feature set.

(See my last post for more info).

...D

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