Microsoft IE Team Sends Firefox Group A Cake

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  1. Joe Moore

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    Funny. They should congratulate them for a number of reasons. If not for the simple fact that it forces the IE team to make their browser better.
     
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    It was probably poisoned.
     
  4. Joe Moore

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    I don't get it....
     
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    Seems like it should've been the other way around, with the Firefox group sending that to the IE team. Didn't IE 7 just start shipping? Why would they congratulate themselves with a cake? :p 
     
  7. Phy

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    My favorite is still when SOE sent Penny-Arcade 1200 Krispy Kremes because of this comic.
     
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    Oooh, thanks! Didn't know that. Installed and using now. :D 
     
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    They moved the close tab button and put it on each tab. That will take some getting used to.
     
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    Well, at least this shows that the IE team can acknowledge Firefox's existence. Perhaps this is a "keep your friends close, but keep your enemies even closer" kind of thing? Or are they just being smartasses?
     
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    That's excellent.

    Dam it I was just about to make a thread about that.
    Though I was going to back it up with a whole article :p 

    Linky

    I grabbed the new version tonight and have to say I'm liking the improvements so far.
    The fact that it has a built in spell checker is fantastic news (though I always ran Goggle spell checker over a post) and the fact it does it on the fly is also an added bonus.
    The change to the close tab button is going to take some getting use to but I doubt it'll become a major problem.

    I haven't grabbed the latest IE7 yet, and will probably wait till my computer automatically does it.
     
  13. Streck

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    Change that one, did it? "Google" is supposedly an official word now, you'd think they'd be happy to put that in.
     
  14. Boardwise

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    I said I ran the spell checker over it.
    Didn't say I proof read it :p 

    But touché.
     
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    I'm useing it rigt now and it dosen't seem to wurk too welll.

    Am I missing something?

    EDIT: It does work (or at least underline misspelled words) when I switch to HTML mode, or whatever it's called. Nice!
     
  16. Aaron

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    That cake is just wonderful.
     
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    You know, it wouldn't surprise me. These are the guys that have fractal designs put into their sidewalks on campus.
     
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    I would find this cute, save that we know from history that MS is rarely buddy-buddy or "cute" with their competitors....
     
  20. Chaos Incarnate

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    I doubt it's a message, it's symetrical.
     

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