When Mozilla 1.0 came out, C|Net gave it a rather bizarre review, in which they harp on Mozilla’s inability to render Internet Explorer-specific web pages. They claim that, since IE is the market leader, pages tailored for IE should be acceptable as Web standard; “That’s reality,” according to C|Net. That is absolutely insane, dangerous to the very structure of the Web, and biased toward Microsoft’s market share and against the health of the industry.
On a sidenote, they also criticized the IRC client “ChatZilla” for not being compatible with AOL Instant Messenger or any other IM services. Of course, they missed the point; IRC is a unique system incomparable with anything resembling a “Buddy List” or AOL’s “Chat Rooms”. Don’t believe me? Check out the Quote Database - distilling disinformation for your comedic pleasure.