TUX: Thunderbird, Firefox, and Transitional Applications

[ Thanks to Marcel Gagné for
this link. ]

“These last few months have been extremely exciting for the
talented developers at the Mozilla project. Their Firefox browser
has re-ignited the browser wars and done what no one thought
possible–taken a substantial market share away from the
security-problem-plagued Internet Explorer. Last week, various news
outlets were reporting that Penn State University had joined a
growing chorus of warnings, issuing a statement to staff and
students, advising them to dump Internet Explorer and use alternate
browsers such as Firefox. When I visited their site, I discovered
that this is not the first time they have issued this warning. A
few months ago, even US-CERT and the Department of Homeland
Security suggested that users might want to use a different browser
to deal with these security issues…”


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