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

Mike Meyer (
Mon, 31 Jul 95 08:58:49 PST

> 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.