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Opera 9 receives grade A+ from eWeek Magazine

August 3, 2006

eWeek Magazine Labs Director Jim Rapoza, in a report card on the three major Windows browser, gave Opera 9 an A+ grade.

When eWeek reviewed Opera 9, it gave it the eWEEK Labs Analyst’s Choice award. “It’s a good bet that if you want to see the features that other Web browsers will be adding in a year or two, you should download Opera 9”, said eWeek.

“In our tests, we found Opera 9 to be one of the best Web browsing tools we’ve used in a long time, which is why we are giving Opera 9 an eWEEK Labs Analyst’s Choice award.”

I spoke with Jim Rapoza shortly after his review, read the transcript.

From the browser report card:

It’s time for teacher to hand out the grades, and some final words.

Opera 9.0:You’re doing fantastic work—it’s good to see you back in form. Grade: A+.

Firefox 2.0 Beta 1: You’re not working up to your usual level. You’re still looking good, but I would like to see you try harder. Grade: B+.

IE 7 Beta 3: Great job. It’s good to see you applying yourself, finally. I knew you had it in you. Grade: B.

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  1. August 3, 2006 at 11:48 pm

    Alright! Go Opera Team! Congratz!

  2. treego
    August 4, 2006 at 12:59 am

    Ah, good to see an objective review! Go Opera Go! 🙂

  3. August 4, 2006 at 1:10 am

    Finally Opera is receiving is due credit 😀

  4. Mufaa
    August 4, 2006 at 12:38 pm

    About time!! A+ is good…GUUD!

  5. August 4, 2006 at 4:58 pm

    It’s great to see Alternate Browsers besides Firefox are recieving some good press.

  6. August 4, 2006 at 5:00 pm

    Wait. IE7 should be disqualified by turning in assignments late and copying off Firefox and Opera.

  7. Yehudah Goldstein
    August 5, 2006 at 1:17 pm

    What’s the point comparing betas to released applications.

  8. August 6, 2006 at 10:08 am

    Betas are supposed to be Feature Complete.

  9. November 11, 2006 at 11:27 pm

    Wonderful pages! Keep up the grat work.

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