Is it just me?

David Cantrell david at
Tue Jul 10 17:15:00 BST 2007

On Thu, Jul 05, 2007 at 10:31:29AM +0100, Matt Wilson wrote:
> On 7/5/07, Kake L Pugh <kake at> wrote:
> >I've recently been helping out a non-geek ...
> >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.
> 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 :)

The attitude is normally "it works for *me* and that's good enough".  Of
course, "it works for me" normally == "it works in IE", but in quite a
few workplaces it's == "it works in Firefox on Windows with custom fonts
X Y and Z installed".

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