Is There Such a Thing as a "Best" Browser?
Oct 06, 2009, 00:03 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Adrian Kingsley-Hughes)
[ Thanks to James Maguire for this
"Now, while I’m not going to wade into a debate
about the best religion, sports team or OS, I am going to challenge
the belief that there’s such a thing as a “best”
"Browsers have come a long way from basically being little more
than text editors hooked to the Internet. A browser nowadays is a
multipurpose tool that not only allows us to consume Internet
content, but also to create new content.
"The web browser is now probably the single most important piece
of software on computer owner’s systems.
"And because web browsers are so important, browser makers are
fighting hard to grab as much user share as possible, because the
power that the vendor wields is proportional to the number of
followers, uh, I mean, users, it has."