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Re: Let's talk strategy (was: Re: Web Reliability)

From: Liam Relihan <relihanl@ul.ie>
Date: Mon, 31 Jul 1995 11:38:53 +0100 (BST)
To: www-talk@www10.w3.org
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On Sun, 30 Jul 1995, Mike Meyer wrote:

> (*) Anneli was absolutely fuming at NetScape, with comments on "making
> fortunes helping millions of clueless people do the wrong thing." A
> magazine she likes had recently bragged about their web pages. Turns
> out they aren't navigable in anything but NetScape because of
> NetScapes broken attribute parsing. The response from the magazine was
> that 25% (their estimate) of their market wasn't worth spending a few
> minutes fixing the problem, or even doing it right next time.

I have my doubts about this statistic ("75% of all browsers are Netscape"). 
Where did this figure come from ? Did it come from Netscape, I wonder ?

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