Thursday, December 15, 2005

Mozilla vs. Microsoft

So, I’m surfing around the ‘net using Mozilla Firefox, and wind up at and click on a video link. Up comes this message –

To use this product, you need to install free software:
This product requires Microsoft© Internet Explorer 6, Microsoft© Media Player 10, and Macromedia Flash 7. To download these free software applications, click the links below and follow the on-screen instructions.

Um, how about no? So, Microsoft’s flagship webpage won’t run in Firefox. I’m not surprised, and I’m not starting up IE to view the video, and now I’m surfing elsewhere while I figuratively give the finger to Microsoft…

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