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schmosef
18th July 2006, 14:26
It's free now right?

If so, how do they support themselves?

Does it inject ads or something?

dZeus
18th July 2006, 14:37
it's been free since 7.50 I think, support and no adds

schmosef
18th July 2006, 14:39
How do they pay for their development costs?

dZeus
18th July 2006, 14:40
they've got a deal with google with the integrated google search box, similar to the deal Google has with firefox I think.

And I guess they use it as free publicity for selling expensive licences for their mobile browser to cellphone manufacturers and network providers

schmosef
18th July 2006, 14:41
ok

Jessterw
18th July 2006, 15:04
Opera has been making most of its money from their browser for mobile/handheld and other devices. The desktop browser we all know and 'love' has never been a profit maker for them from what I've gathered.

Gurm
18th July 2006, 16:44
Y'know, like Netscape.

*snicker*

And, sadly, it works about as well too. :(

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I am SORELY disappointed that the only browser that "works" properly... is IE6.

Jessterw
18th July 2006, 16:50
Hardly. :rolleyes:

schmosef
18th July 2006, 17:13
Y'know, like Netscape.

*snicker*

And, sadly, it works about as well too. :(

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I am SORELY disappointed that the only browser that "works" properly... is IE6.
As a novice web programmer, I used to like IE6 because no matter how mangled your HTML was, it tried to render it and it often did a good job.

As a slightly more advanced programmer, I'm truly aghast at how crash prone IE 6 is.

IE7 is sorely needed!