Why The Web Browser Matters
You don’t become a true web designer unless you hate Internet Explorer.
This is a good article on the history of the browser and the fight between Bill Gates’ Information Super Highway and the internet. However, there is one error ‘about:Mozilla’, for the real version of the story read the Wikipedia entry here – en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Book_of_Mozilla
Here is a quote from the article:
Old IE performs badly. It has broken and buggy implementations of almost everything, it is slow, and it doesn’t follow standards. Some versions are insecure, and most versions are way behind on implementing new language features that enhance the user experience.