Firefox beats million-download deadline

Now and again, a quality product actually does get the popularity it deserves. "Released six days ago, the first preview release of the Firefox 1.0 Web browser passed the million-download mark early in its fifth day," says this article:

Firefox beats million-download deadline | CNET News.com

What does this mean for IE? For proprietary software? I won’t reflect on it here; there’s a million other sites splitting hairs and pixels on this right now. But I will say that an alternative browser gaining not just geek popularity, but mainstream popularity, means that we’re seeing the start of a shift in computing, software, and who the dominant players are.



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