20
Feb
07

Firefox Myths

A good page refuting a lot what the Firefox fans keep blabbing on about if you mention that you don’t like using Firefox.

Firefox Myths Facts (from http://www.firefoxmyths.com/ )

Criticisms:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Criticisms_of_Mozilla_Firefox
http://internetweek.cmp.com/174907404
http://www.slyerfox.com/
http://www.ireallydontcare.com/index.php?page=fun/firefox
http://www.stopfirefox.com/
http://poptech.blogspot.com/2006/01/opera-is-faster-more-secure-and-more.html
http://poptech.blogspot.com/2005/01/firefox-new-religion.html
http://4sysops.com/archives/firefox-versus-internet-explorer-in-a-corporate-network/
http://www.udolpho.com/weblog/?id=00754&title=Seven-reasons-IE-is-better-than-Firefox-from-a-developers-point-of-view
http://blogs.zdnet.com/Ou/?p=192
http://www.edbott.com/weblog/?p=1307
http://lifehacker.com/software/ie7/ie7-vs-firefox-2–the-memory-usage-showdown-208908.php

More on the next page-

Market Share Myths:

http://www.spreadfirefox.com/node/21923
http://poptech.blogspot.com/2005/04/firefox-update-conspiracy.html
http://www.informationweek.com/news/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=177105800
http://www.informationweek.com/hardware/personaltech/175804009
http://marketshare.hitslink.com/report.aspx?qprid=3
http://news.zdnet.co.uk/0,39020330,39204643,00.htm

Performance Myths:

http://www.howtocreate.co.uk/browserSpeed.html#winspeed

Security Myths:

http://secunia.com/product/4227/ (Firefox)
http://www.mozilla.org/projects/security/known-vulnerabilities.html#Firefox
http://www.cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvekey.cgi?keyword=firefox
http://www.infoworld.com/article/05/09/20/HNfirefoxmatures_1.html
http://secunia.com/advisories/16128/ (Extensions)
http://secunia.com/product/4932/ (Opera)
http://blogs.msdn.com/dmassy/archive/2005/03/22/400689.aspx
http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,1759,1785769,00.asp
http://www.informationweek.com/hardware/desktop/60402020
http://www.vitalsecurity.org/2005/03/firefox-spyware-infects-ie.html
http://blogs.zdnet.com/Ou/index.php?p=103
http://www.onlamp.com/pub/a/security/2004/09/16/open_source_security_myths.html?page=1
http://www.developer.com/tech/article.php/10923_626641_1
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/4925606.stm
http://sunbeltblog.blogspot.com/2006/04/pssstyou-wanna-see-firefox-exploit-in.html
http://blog.eweek.com/blogs/larry_seltzer/archive/2006/05/03/9589.aspx
http://blogs.zdnet.com/Bott/?p=85
http://secdev.zoller.lu/firespy.htm
http://poptech.blogspot.com/2006/09/internet-explorer-6x-more-secure-than.html

Feature Myths:

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/duplicates.cgi?sortby=delta&reverse=1&sortvisible=0&product=Firefox&maxrows=200&changedsince=30
http://weblogs.mozillazine.org/ben/archives/009749.html
http://nontroppo.org/wiki/OperaInnovations
http://www.popuptest.com/
http://blogs.msdn.com/rssteam/archive/2005/12/14/503778.aspx
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tabbed_browsing#Tabbed_browsing
http://www.webdevout.net/browser_support_summary.php
http://www.webstandards.org/act/acid2/
http://www.computergripes.com/firefox.html
http://www.computergripes.com/firefoxsites.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/4115806.stm
http://blogs.msdn.com/ie/archive/2005/02/10/370721.aspx


1 Response to “Firefox Myths”


  1. 1 Barbie
    October 23, 2009 at 12:40 am

    Thanks for this. Like you I don’t believe all the lies spread by Firefox fans.


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