To Grek1 : I'm afraid the data didn't mean anything to me because:
To ajb : I'm with you; I'm not a techie and I don't want to understand the intricacies. I want to know what it does so I can evaluate if the thing is any good for me.
To TonyStill: I can afford to make an occasional mistake and buy something which isn't really what I expected, in the knowledge that I'm also helping the community. And anyway there's so much s/w out there which is free - I guess I'm still ahead!
To the developers of anything: But I'm not going to spend tuppence on a left-handed molybdenum grungemorbler just because someone says I ought to.
To Germanius: Now here's an example of a recent innovation whose web page pursuades me.
RISC OS Firefox port in bug fix update The seventh release of the open source port of Firefox, which uses version 126.96.36.199 of the web browser's source code, is now available for download for Iyonixes, A9homes, Omegas and VirtualRiscPC users. 21 comments, latest by Spriteman on 9/1/09 11:50PM. Published: 1 Jan 2009