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Opera donates free registered versions of Web Browser

 9:29 pm on May 28, 2002 (gmt 0)

Through the Opera Global Donations Program, Opera Software gives registered versions of Opera away for free to schools, kindergarten
through the 12th grade, organizations representing physically challenged, as well as Web designer schools, companies or organizations.

I like,I like :)



 9:44 pm on May 28, 2002 (gmt 0)

How nice of them :) I should go back to schoOOL, oooo wait hehehe i know how i can get a free copy ;) I host a school webpage, and i designed it. (:


 9:57 pm on May 28, 2002 (gmt 0)

JM, this is good news! Where did you read it? This does not surprise me really, it is a good move on Opera's behalf. In fact it was even suggested here at WebmasterWorld:

Just imagine if opera took the initiative and actively approached schools with "teach Web Standards with THE Web Standards compliant browser," pitch and offered "AD FREE" versions at no cost to schools teaching Web Standards, that could be worth more than virtually any advertising campaign!


- papabaer ;)

brotherhood of LAN

 10:07 pm on May 28, 2002 (gmt 0)

That sounds like a good move for the web at large, congrats to Opera and those responsible!

Just installed opera myself, but oops im using IE, im going to check out opera...seems alot faster (and i can open new windows now :)

If its any better, I'd gladly pay for it anyway :)


 10:24 pm on May 28, 2002 (gmt 0)

papabaer, I reckon brett put in a good word ;)

i dont know if I should be posting the link - if not, please remove it.

[distribute.opera.com ]


 10:37 pm on May 28, 2002 (gmt 0)

Thanks again jimbo_mac! This is good news for the advancement of Web Standards as well since there are still a number of schools using NN4 in the computer labs.

Combine a free version of Opera for schools with the upcoming (almost here) release of Mozilla 1.0 with the growing awareness of Web Standards coding, and NN4's days in the school environment will be decidedly in doubt.


 11:04 pm on May 28, 2002 (gmt 0)

To register, there's nothing in the drop down box for web designers. It seems to be for distribution, schools and a couple others. Did I miss something?


 11:06 pm on May 28, 2002 (gmt 0)

excellant move by Opera.

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