[LUNI] IE Most Influential Tech Product of Last 25 Years?
sfaci at cs.uic.edu
Thu Aug 2 10:56:45 CDT 2007
Guys, I really think you're looking at this the wrong way. IE was
VERY influential in the past 25 years. It's not necessarily a good
product, but the list was about being influential, not quality iirc.
What person owning a computer that isn't a hardcore geek has a PC that
doesn't have IE? or doesn't associate internet = big blue E on my
I may be looking at this the wrong way, but MSFT and IE has had a huge
influence on the IT/Computer industry in the last 25 years. We may
wish they would write better software or crawl in a hole and stop
producing any more vista/whatever.. but they definitely have had an
On 8/2/07, David Terrell <dbt at meat.net> wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 01, 2007 at 03:03:13PM -0700, Robert Smith wrote:
> > ... Both IE and FireFox (through Netscape Navigator) can trace their parentage back to the browser developed at NCSA.
> > It sure shows who voted, that Linus's kernel project didn't crack the top ten, yet the iPod made it into the top five. Makes you wonder what CompTIA is using for servers.
> I find it interesting that you don't think IE or Netscape/Firefox
> should qualify because they're so derivative of NCSA Mosaic, yet
> you think Linux does.
> It makes you wonder....
> David Terrell
> dbt at meat.net
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