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Opera 7 Bork Edition

Slashdot brings news that Opera Software have released a “bork” edition of Opera 7. You may remember that Opera were complaining about how MSN’s portal comes out deliberately messed up in Opera (using Opera when disguised as IE shows the page as it should be). Well, Opera Software have responded by releasing a version of Opera 7 which places the portal in the dialect of the Swedish Chef from The Muppet Show (“Bork, Bork, Bork!”).

Opera have a press release on the subject, which has a link to the download location. I’ve never used Opera, but I think this is a good time to start. There’s a screenshot available from

Certainly, it’s a very classy publicity stunt :).

One Comment

  1. and the point is? Surely they are just as bad – deliberately making the page wrong.