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

From: RUST Randal <RRust@COVANSYS.com>
Date: Wed, 22 May 2002 07:50:35 -0400
Message-ID: <37925254B67DD311876C009027B0FF92027FC03C@cbscolex01.cbsinc.com>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
>> 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.

I'm under the impression that it will be the final release of Mozilla 1.0,
not a pre-release.

>> 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.

This is true.

>> 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 same?

Yes.

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

I agree.

Randal
Received on Wednesday, 22 May 2002 07:49:16 GMT

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