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Comment: IE's biggest problem (Score 1) 111

by littlebigbot (#43342533) Attached to: IE11 To Support WebGL
IE's problem isn't particular support in one area or another, it's that they take years to release new versions, thereby falling behind other browsers. They are never that bad on release, but fall behind other browsers that strive to remain current. But IE8 still has ~10% marketshare, and that was released 4 years ago. IE6 finally became negligible 2 years ago, after 10 years.

But they're starting to get better, IE10 was the least bad version and it only took them ~17 months to release it after IE9.

Comment: Re:By The Numbers (Score 1) 187

by littlebigbot (#41992135) Attached to: IE 10 Almost Finished For Windows 7 With Final Preview
October 2008 - October 2009 IE had 61.67% of the worldwide share compared with 35.14% in the past year. Compared with 62.84% in the US down to 43.4%. (And compared with 85-95% of the market in the early 2000s)

Also, each proceeding version is less popular than the last starting with 6.

And the w3schools shows IE with a high of 88% in March 2003, and October 2012, it had 16.1%.

GP greatly exaggerated IE's demise, but it's not faring well.

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