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Re: HTML5 vs content type sniffing

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Sat, 02 Feb 2008 21:52:14 +0100
Message-ID: <47A4D7FE.7050105@gmx.de>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
CC: Stefan Eissing <stefan.eissing@greenbytes.de>, ietf-http-wg@w3.org

Ian Hickson wrote:
> So few people have adopted IE7 instead of IE6 (as opposed to other 
> browsers instead of IE6, or even more commonly, just staying with IE6), 

Few? <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internet_Explorer> claims that in 
January 2008, market shares were 42.93% for IE7 and 32.30% for IE6.

I understand that it's hard to get reliable statistics, and I'd 
personally would *love* to see market shares for other browsers being 

But how can you say "few people have adopted IE7 instead of IE6" when 
the market share is that high? Do you have drastically different numbers?

> ...

BR, Julian
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