Comment of the Day - November 1, 2005

Posted by tadelste on Nov 1, 2005 5:45 PM EDT
LXer -Article; By TxtEdMacs
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Commenting on the report of Firefox increasing its market share, TxtEdMacs wrote:"Don't believe it!".

Related to the Article Firefox Jumps In Browser Market Share.

The statistics are probably no better than one full percentage point. One is also left to wonder how the statistics are both compiled and processed. For example, are these numbers based upon unique users (seemingly - if more than one machine is behind a router they share a common IP address) or just page loads/requests? The latter is no more than a skewed weighted average of user activity on sites, not a statistical measure of the tools employed.

I have reason to believe Firefox usage is climbing, e.g. just learned last week at my daughter's school Firefox is the installed browser. This was a shock given their tilt towards Microsoft OS and products.

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measuring actual browser use tuxchick 6 1,232 Nov 2, 2005 11:49 AM

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