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

From: Mike Meyer <mwm@contessa.phone.net>
Date: Mon, 31 Jul 95 08:58:49 PST
Message-Id: <19950731.74D0DE8.881A@contessa.phone.net>
To: www-talk@www10.w3.org
> Aside:
> 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 ?

It's the number NetScape likes to quote. It's pretty meaningless
without further information, like how do you define users, how do you
account for caches, etc. From what I can tell, it comes from sites
that are either NetScape, or referenced directly from NetScapes pages.

My own servers show NetScape (measured by counting raw hits) peaked at
65% in late June, and has fallen to around 50% lately.  These numbers
are also meaningless, which puts them on par with the 75% figure.

Received on Monday, 31 July 1995 12:06:51 UTC

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