Last resting place in Internet Explorer: As a Korean “global joke”

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To commemorate her death, he spent a month and 430,000 won ($ 330) with the Explorer “e” logo and an English message “It was a great tool for downloading other browsers.” Designed and ordered a tombstone.

After the monument was exhibited at a cafe run by his brother in southern Gyeongju, the image of a tombstone spread.

Reduce Microsoft Support For the ubiquitous Internet Explorer on Wednesday after 27 years of execution, focus on the faster browser, Microsoft Edge.

Jung said the monument showed his complex feelings about the old show, which played a major role in his working life.

“It was a pain in the ass, but I call it a love-hate case because the explorers themselves dominated the era,” he said.

He said he noticed that it took longer to verify that his website and online apps worked in Explorer compared to other browsers.

However, his client continued to ask him to make sure his website looks good in Explorer, the default browser for years at Korean government agencies and many banks.

Explorer was launched in 1995 and became Explorer. The world’s leading browser For over a decade, it has been integrated with the Microsoft Windows operating system pre-installed on billions of computers.

However, it began to lose to Google Chrome in the late 2000s and was the subject of countless memes on the Internet, pointing out that some developers were slower than their competitors.

Jung said he intended to make people laugh at the tombstones, but he’s still surprised at how far the online jokes have gone.

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“This is another reason I thank Explorer, which now allows me to make global jokes,” he said.

“I’m sorry he’s gone, but I won’t miss him, so his retirement is a good death for me.”

“Fad explorer. Award-winning coffee enthusiast. Analyst. Problem solver. Troublemaker.”

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