[Project_owners] Clarification for a SeaMonkey User

John Dobbins john at brandxcomputers.com
Mon Sep 15 14:15:28 EDT 2003


Ben Bucksch wrote:

> John Dobbins wrote:
>
>> There is no Killer feature in Mozilla that gives IE users a reason to 
>> change.
>
>
> There is, for example:
>
> Browser:
> - Better security history 

Most Users don't understand that security flaws aren't  part of all 
software.

>
> - Tabbed browsing 

Availble as a download for IE
http://download.com.com/3000-2356-10136776.html
Will be bundled by ISPs if there is enough demand.

>
> - Popup blocker 

Starting to be bundled with IE by ISPs
http://www.earthlink.net/home/software/popupblocker/totalaccessdownload/

>
> Mailnews:
> - integrated spam blocker 

Starting to be bundled by ISPs
http://www.earthlink.net/spamblocker/

>
> - far better security 

Most Users don't understand that security flaws aren't  part of all 
software.

Microsoft is friendlier to outside developers who want to extend IE and 
Outlook than the Mozilla Foundation is to outside Mozilla developers. 
They can count on thier aplications working for several years. We can't.

John Dobbins





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