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Re: [HDP] Other comments from RI

From: Karl Dubost <karl@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 28 Aug 2007 10:04:26 +0900
Message-Id: <9AF2342F-D727-4945-A34E-B0771613BA9E@w3.org>
Cc: Olivier GENDRIN <olivier.gendrin@gmail.com>, Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>, public-html <public-html@w3.org>
To: Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>



Lachlan Hunt (27 août 2007 - 22:36) :
> One of the major factors is market share.  Obviously, the greater  
> the market share, the more users who would be affected and the less  
> likely it is that a feature would be adopted if it doesn't degrade  
> gracefully in it.  This would obviously mean that IE 6/7 and  
> Firefox are relatively important, since collectively they currently  
> have the greatest market share.

*world wide* web.
The market share is very hard to evaluate and is in fact very  
contextual.

For example if there are 70% of users using a mobile product X in  
Africa, they will be drowned in the majority of western countries,  
because the number of users is much more important. Still this 70%  
with different type of access or materials is still very important.  
Big numbers and raw stats hide often interesting and meaningful  
details. We have to be careful.

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