Firefox. I tried Opera a few years back, when it was still buggy. Once Firefox came out, I never went back. I test my web applications on Firefox and IE.
“Programming today is a race between software engineers striving to build bigger and better idiot-proof programs, and the Universe trying to produce bigger and better idiots. So far, the Universe is winning.” - Rich Cook
I recently jumped to FireFox from the full Mozilla Suite. It actually took a little getting used to, as a number of UI features seemed to be in the "wrong" place after using Mozilla for so long. Now I love it.
Tried Opera about 2 years ago and it seemed too "weird". Everything was in the "wrong" place. Something you use as much as a Web browser needs to step into the background and not bother you, and Opera didn't seem to me to be doing that. Of course, that's just a first impression...
But for an average Indian like me, who can speak and read 3 diff. languages, IE is the only choice left to read my native newspapers. Because last time I checked, Firefox/Opera don't support dynamic fonts.
I prefer Opera over Firefox. I have been using Opera for quite some time. Had a pretty nice experience. I would suggest you give it a try now. Now Opera is also amongst the free browsers. [ November 08, 2005: Message edited by: Anupam Sinha ]
I just clicked on the Maharashtra Times link, in Firefox 1.0.7, and as far as I can see it renders the page correctly. I can't read any of it, but I do see both Latin and Devanagari fonts appearing. There's none of those rectangular "can't-render-this-character" boxes.
You can also browse books in library. [ November 10, 2005: Message edited by: Pradip Bhat ]
Joined: Oct 16, 2005
Ah, how well I remember the Olde Days, when we'd gather around the tribal storyteller, hunched over the fire at the cave-mouth, and and be terrified and enthralled by turns as he shared the tribal knowledge with us. How we all laughed!
All this new-fangled "writing" thing is Weakening the Brains and Sinews of our Youth. Make 'em learn "Beowulf" by heart, letter-perfect - it's the only thing that builds Real Character!
(/shakes cane wildly)
[Edited to correct Too Many Smilies. Humbug, I say] [ November 10, 2005: Message edited by: Grant Gainey ]
Joined: Oct 07, 2005
I remember to my horror those days when some weird folks brought in this thing, they call it writing, they represent words in funny symbols, ugh, how loathsome, what will happen to to our great tradition of reciting all Beowulf by heart. This "writing" is a bad device, it will cripple our creativity.