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Microsoft considered renaming Internet Explorer to escape its checkered past


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#1 NickAu

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Posted 14 August 2014 - 07:27 PM

 

Microsoft has had "passionate" discussions about renaming Internet Explorer to distance the browser from its tarnished image, according to answers from members of the developer team given in a reddit Ask Me Anything session today.

In spite of significant investment in the browser—with the result that Internet Explorer 11 is really quite good—many still regard the browser with contempt, soured on it by the lengthy period of neglect that came after the release of the once-dominant version 6. Microsoft has been working to court developers and get them to give the browser a second look, but the company still faces an uphill challenge.

 

Microsoft considered renaming Internet Explorer to escape its checkered past

 

 

My 2cents worth.

 

I have an idea, Internet Exploiter, Back door's Galore,  NSA Trojan , Just a few suggestions there for M$ :hysterical:


Edited by NickAu1, 14 August 2014 - 08:02 PM.

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Posted 15 August 2014 - 06:05 AM


 

I have an idea, Internet Exploiter, Back door's Galore,  NSA Trojan , Just a few suggestions there for M$ :hysterical:

 

 

How 'bout Internet Ex-PLODE-r  biggrin.png






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