Java sucks. It's slow and a resource hog. It just doesn't feel 'right' when using programs made from it.
On the other hand, I've never really had a problem with any
Sure Java might be more open but as a user I'm going to use what is better for me - not what's better for the developers.
Can there not just be support for both?
If a browser vendor doesn't implement them both then it's their market share that will suffer, so browser vendors really would have no choice.
So... Why not implement both standards?
It's an automatic fail for me...
I live in Ireland, and quite often I like to search only within Ireland. Google and Yahoo detects that I'm in Ireland. Bing automatically redirects to the UK. ROI != UK
My girlfriends mother bought a laptop about two years ago. She struggled with Windows as she had never used a computer much before. I installed gOS and she's doing fantastic with it.
Just because you are used to Windows and find it hard to transition, don't blame the OS, blame yourself.
Save yourself! Reboot in 5 seconds!