'The Internet' cannot
be stored in the Recycle Bin
Whoever thought that was a good message? It appeared when you
tried to delete the icon on the desktop labelled "The Internet", in the
glorious days of Internet Explorer 1.0
I actually came across this browsing some of my very old, pre-Microsoft
posts on usenet. I thought they'd turn out to be quite embarrasing now, 8 years
later, but from the few I've read they're actually not so bad (here
Does anyone else hate the "feature" in IE where you
select part of an address in the address bar (say the end of a querystring) and
hit the delete key.... only to have IE
immediately replace it with what you just
deleted? It's an annoying bug in their "autocomplete" code that I
wish they would fix. And when they fix that, they should fix the "delayed-action"
selection of items in drop-down lists that mean the item you clicked on isn't necessarily
the item that gets selected...