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From: Fernando Montenegro (fsmontenegroyahoo.ca)
Date: Fri Oct 26 2001 - 16:22:55 CDT
Don't forget Netscape is the most popular choice of browser for anyone using
a UNIX/Linux platform... That probably accounts for a lot of those 14,000...
-- Fernando Montenegro, CISSP - fsmontenegroyahoo.ca Toronto, Ontario, Canada PGP and S/MIME information available upon request
----- Original Message ----- From: "Barry Suskind" <pr1mosyahoo.com> To: <webappsecsecurityfocus.com> Sent: Friday, October 26, 2001 1:15 PM Subject: Re: Thought you would find these stats interesting ....
> Not suprising at all. > > 1. Since Win95 OSR2, IE has come standard. Netscape you have to go > get. > > 2. How many people will tolerate a 15MB download over a 56kb > connection? > > 3. Since AOL bought Netscape, many of their developers left. It was > far too long for Netscape 6.0 to come out, when it finally did, it > was a buggy mess. Took another bunch of time before Netscape 6.x was > usable. > > 4. Now, almost 4 years later, it is sort of "what's netscape"? > > 5. Many of the people that did have Netscape, and it was probably > 4.x, have all replaced their systems (about a 3 year life span). Once > you get a new system, it has a browser so why bother getting another > one (see number 2)? > > 6. IE 5.0 worked better than Netscape 4.x did. Even people that don't > like Microsoft and used Netscape as a statement for not being for the > evil empire wained in the frustration of using a browser that had > issues. > > Is there anything I am missing? > > > > > > ===== > --- > Barry Suskind > pr1mosyahoo.com > If it weren't for change, my job would be to grease the corporate abacus rods..... > > > __________________________________________________ > Do You Yahoo!? > Make a great connection at Yahoo! Personals. > http://personals.yahoo.com >