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Re: media:Fw: Will the New AOL Break Your Site?

From: Tom Gilder <w3c@tom.me.uk>
Date: Tue, 21 May 2002 23:33:04 +0100
Message-ID: <87265186347.20020521233304@tom.me.uk>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org, David Poehlman <poehlman1@comcast.net>
On Tuesday, May 21, 2002, 10:48:43 PM, David Poehlman wrote:
> Instead of using Microsoft's Internet Explorer, AOL 8 will use
> Netscape Navigator Version 6.

Great, yet another pre-release version of Gecko to contend with.

> In the past Webmasters have often overlooked Netscape 6 because of
> its small market share.
> With 33,000,000 subscribers, AOL is by far the world's largest
> Internet Service Provider.

But all those subscribers aren't going to upgrade in one go.

> Browser Photo tests your site under Netscape 6 on both the PC and
> Macintosh!

Er hang on, don't NS6 PC and Mac render virtually (apart from fonts, etc) the

This really is rather scaremongering people into paying for a browser photo.

Tom Gilder
Received on Tuesday, 21 May 2002 18:33:20 UTC

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