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   RE: [xml-dev] Browser innovation efforts -- where's W3C in this picture?

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Actually, it says quite a bit more including that users 
aren't willing to secure the browser because they are 
too busy or don't take the time to disable the 
scripting, that many web sites won't be accessible and 
not just the intranets, that the Service Patch 2 will 
close many of the holes, and so on.  There is also that 
interesting comment in the talkback section about not 
caving in to virtual terrorism.

And where is the W3C in this picture?

So far, the Internet isn't any safer than most open systems 
given determined humans and switching browsers will not 
change that fact.  If Opera had the hegemony, we'd be 
rooting for Moz.  If Moz had it, we'd be rooting for TV.


"Most people here are just interested in doing their job," he said. 
"Unless someone is really inclined to have an additional layer of 
complication, they stick with IE." 

From: Elliotte Rusty Harold [mailto:elharo@metalab.unc.edu]

Along these lines, it's interesting to note an eWeek article that 
indicates many companies are willing to put up with the massive and 
increasing Internet Explorer security holes in order to maintain the 
custom applications they've written for the Intranet that only 
function in IE:



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