Is it just me?

Matt Wilson codebrewery at
Thu Jul 5 10:31:29 BST 2007

On 7/5/07, Kake L Pugh <kake at> wrote:
> On Thu 05 Jul 2007, Matt Wilson <codebrewery at> wrote:
> > Here here! I have the "if it works in IE then that's fine" attitude.
> An anecdote follows; please don't assume I'm trying to make you draw
> any grand conclusions from it.
> I've recently been helping out a non-geek with a new blog she's set up
> to encourage people to draw.  (It's called Draw Anyway, and it's at
> - go and have a look, it's great.)
> It's run on Wordpress with a few plugins, and we had to do a bit of
> HTML/CSS tweaking to get it to work and look right.  Eventually we got
> it looking good on Firefox, but it was still a bit odd on IE.  She
> decided to go ahead anyway, and bugger IE - it works on Firefox, and
> that's good enough.
> I reiterate: she's not a geek, just a normal interweb user.

That surprises me - I've never come across a non-geek user (or, in
fact any user) who's had that attitude towards any browser but IE.
Though I /have/ been tempted myself on more than one occasion :)

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