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Re: market research for HTML in Asia Re: An HTML language specification vs. a browser specification

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 20 Nov 2008 17:53:54 -0600
To: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Cc: www-archive <www-archive@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1227225234.31312.32.camel@pav.lan>

On Thu, 2008-11-20 at 15:12 -0800, Jonas Sicking wrote:
> Dan Connolly wrote:
> > On Sun, 2008-11-16 at 00:58 -0800, Jonas Sicking wrote:
> > [...]
> >> In fact, we can still see this today. While firefox now has a worldwide 
> >> marketshare of about 20%, our marketshare in many countries in Asia is 
> >> tiny. Our market research data has shown that the main reason for that 
> >> is website compatibility. Even though Firefox parses valid HTML4 very well.
> > 
> > I'd like to look at that research data; is it something
> > you can share with the HTML WG? Is it already published?
> 
> Hi Dan,
> 
> So it seems I spoke a bit too strongly. [...]

I don't doubt the inference you made from the data;
I just think the data might be interesting for lots
of other reasons...


> If I'm able to find the actual data for the survey I'll send it.

Great. Here's hoping it works out.

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Dan Connolly, W3C http://www.w3.org/People/Connolly/
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