Lars Hecking wrote:
> P at draigBrady.com writes:
>>>Well getting the web browser to be opensource is
>>the most important step I think, so I would
>>encourage you to send this link to as many Microsoft
>>Internet Explorer users as possible.
>>>>http://www.mozilla.org/products/firefox/switch.html>>>>Most people I've sent it to have tried it and
>>have been very grateful.
>> I think "it" is already happening, witness the recent finding that M$IE
> lost 1% market share (http://www.pcworld.com/news/article/0,aid,116848,00.asp).
M$ have already realised they dropped the ball
and are starting up the IE dev team again:
This is an opportunity not to be missed. Spread the firefox word!
> Our own web server stats, although I would never consider them
> representative for the rest of thw web, kind of support this view.
> The stats show that about 92% of connecting systems are running Windows,
> but only 87.3% as using IE. Even the figure for netscape doesn't explain
> the difference, so there must be at least a few people out there using
> Mozilla/Firefox on Windoze (hhm, I could probably get exact figures by
> trailing through the logs manually ...).
>> Windows 92%
> Unknown 2.9%
> Macintosh 2.1%
> Linux 1.2%
> Sun Solaris 0.6%
>> MSIE 87.3%
> Mozilla 5.7%
> Netscape 3.2%
> Firefox 1.1%
> Safari 0.9%
> Opera 0.8%
> Unknown 0.4%
Thanks for that. Note also that many people spoof their
useragent string to be allowed into sites. This guy
suggests up to 18% of "IE" users do this:
Pádraig Brady - http://www.pixelbeat.org
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