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Re: Default browser of FC3?



--- Sindre Pedersen Bjordal <foolish fedoraforum org> wrote:
> If the user has a preference, the user is capable of opening the
> "preferences" and change the settings. It's what's best for the users
> who doesn't have a preference that should be the default setting. 
> 
> I suggest someone do some simple and unofficial usability testing on
> browsers. If such tests exists, point me to the results. Is epiphany
> easier to use for the new computer user? Is it easier for the windows
> user? 
> 
> Personally I believe that epiphany is the better choice for default
> browser. It's simpler, it's integrated in the desktop environment and
> it
> has bookmarks that doesn't work like files. To most people, files and
> folders doesn't make sense anyway. 
> 
> Epiphany does have it's rough edges, but most of the issues people
> are
> having with epiphany is that it's not working like <insert name of
> random browser here>. If you want some other browser, that browser
> (in
> most cases) is available. 
> 
> Again, users with preferences are capable of selecting their
> preferences
> either during install or right after. The defaults should be directed
> at
> the users without preferences. 

I don't know. Isn't this a little bit like saying: it's ok to have
mediocrity as default, you can always install brilliance later ? What's
the point ?

-denis



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