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                                 <div class="quote">
-                                        <em>Random testimony: "I understood how to install Mercurial and how to use it in a few minutes." -Giorgos Keramidas</em>
-                                        <!-- other nice quotes are in quotes.txt
-                                        -->
+                                        <em id="quote">Random testimony: "I understood how to install Mercurial and how to use it in a few minutes." -Giorgos Keramidas</em>


 var xmlhttp = null;
-function loadXMLDoc(url) {
+function loadXMLDoc(url, stateChange) {
     if (window.XMLHttpRequest) {// code for Firefox, Opera, IE7, etc.
         xmlhttp = new XMLHttpRequest();
     } else if (window.ActiveXObject) {// code for IE6, IE5
-function stateChange() {
+// client OS specific page section
+function browserUsageRequestStateChange() {
     if (xmlhttp.readyState==4) {// 4 = "loaded"
         document.getElementById('replace').innerHTML = xmlhttp.responseText;
 addLoadEvent(function () {
     if (navigator.appVersion.indexOf("Win")!=-1) {
-        loadXMLDoc("win.html");
+        loadXMLDoc("win.html", browserUsageRequestStateChange);
+// random quotes
+function quoteRequestStateChange() {
+    if (xmlhttp.readyState==4) {// 4 = "loaded"
+        document.getElementById('quote').innerHTML = xmlhttp.responseText;
+    }
+function randomNumber(low, high) {
+    return Math.floor(Math.random()*(high-low+1))+low;
+addLoadEvent(function () {
+    loadXMLDoc("quotes/" + randomNumber(1, 17) + ".txt", quoteRequestStateChange);


+Random testimony: "I understood how to install Mercurial and how to use it in a few minutes." -Giorgos Keramidas 


+Random testimony: The included web server [...] replaces a lot of functionality of GUI tools in a truly multiplatform way. - Daniel Serpell 


+Random testimony: There isn't much to learn to be effective. - Doug Philips 


+Random testimony: It took my less than an hour to understand it. - Thomas Burdick 


+Random testimony: It has a tortoise so I can actually show my boss its highly productive even in windows. - Thomas Burdick 


+Random testimony: The commands usually do what I assume them to do. - Bastian Doetsch 


+Mercurial's conceptual model is clean and simple enough to carry around in my head" - hgbook 


+Random testimony: It's so easy to start a project; hg init, and you're good to go. - Paul Fisher 


+Random testimony: It simply works [...]. - Hans Meine 


+Random testimony: Just works the way I expect - Paul Moore 


+Random testimony: It took me one evening to get comfortable with it.  About a month to better understand its distributed nature. - Isaac Jurado 


+Random testimony: Mercurial strikes a marvelous balance between these two ends.  It can be configured to support either simple environments or very complicated streams of changes interacting in custom ways, and it does all that without becoming a humongous monster of complexity. - Giorgos Keramidas 


+Random testimony: The dev's of Hg are generally friendly and approachable. - Gerard Korsten 


+Random testimony: The code base for Hg is pretty small and yet its pretty feature complete. - Gerard Korsten 


+Random testimony: Simplicity, being distributed, extensibility, speed, familiarity, bash completion, understandable and reasonably small code base - Peter Arrenbrecht 


+Random testimony: The team on the project gradually grew from just me to a few people here and abroad. This was a totally seamless experience - Peter Arrenbrecht 


+Random testimony: Easy to understand at a practical level. - Michael Estrand