Is it just me?

Adam Bernard ab11+londonpm at
Thu Jul 5 11:08:44 BST 2007

On Thu, 5 Jul 2007, Matt Wilson wrote:

> On 7/5/07, Kake L Pugh <kake at> wrote:
> > 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 :)

We have a bit of that here, mainly because we've got no Windows machines
in the office, so it's a bit of a pain to test things on IE. We're often
writing things to be used by half-a-dozen users, most of whom we know to
use Firefox.


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