Opera drops development for OpenSolaris

Okay, so kind of old news but worth mentioning all the same:


Talk about a totally retrograde move – which I hope they reconsider in the future. You’d think Opera with its groovy built-in kiosk mode feature would be a sweet match for Oracle Sun Ray; could even have been a potential revenue stream too, perhaps…

Oh well. Yet again, open source saves the day, and I’ll continue to use Firefox for an awesome and totally cross-platform browsing experience. I don’t buy into the rather fashionable view of late that it’s somehow a substandard browser; it’s plenty stable, fast and full-featured for me, Personas are fun, the selection of extensions are great, and I get the same browsing experience on myriad varieties of UNIX, Linux, Mac OS, and Windows.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s