On Tue, 08 Aug 2006 01:49:56 +0100, Roy Schestowitz
>__/ [ B Gruff ] on Tuesday 08 August 2006 01:17 \__
>> On Tuesday 08 August 2006 00:58 [H]omer wrote:
>>> .oO[x] wrote:
>>>> I ended up on MSN.com today and tried middle-clicking on links in Firefox
>>>> (on Ubuntu Dapper) to open links in new tabs. It used to work, but now
>>>> it doesnt.
>>>> It also used to work on Hotmail, but Microsoft changed all the links to
>>>> Is anyone else having the same problem on MSN.com?
>>> Just MS trying to be clever.
>>> "if (firefox)
>>> var s = document.createElement("script");
Not too different from the "getfirefox" or "killinternetexplorer" open
source bullshit that's been around for a long while. It's OK for the
firefox idiots to do it but when they get it in return it's always the
"Cry foul", "MS bastards", ".....non-compliancy...."
The whiney babies get slapped and run home to mommy.
waaaah, waaaah, waaaah.
>> I thought that you were joking, so I checked that - and I apologise!
>It's not the first time that Microsoft pulls that sort of 'monkey business'
>See the first two screenshots. The develops must have thought it would be
>funny to have a runaway menu for Firefox users.
>I am linking to a blurb because the stylesheet has been changed since.
>> So - are you going for the conspiracy theory or the cock-up theory here?:-)
>> (Also, I noted the post by "OK", reminding us that "only" 15% to 30% of
>> internet users will be affected......)