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From: Christophe Strobbe
Date: Jan 22, 2009 3:00AM

At 19:43 20/01/2009, Dean Hamack wrote:
>On 1/20/09 10:14 AM, "Jared Smith" < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> > The stats I found indicate that it is less than .5 percent for
> > Netscape 4 and and IE 5 or lower combined.. Beyond maybe ensuring that
> > the content is readable and core functionality available, I wouldn't
> > worry about browsers that old.
>I concur. I don't know any developers who still support those browsers. You
>can't even download either of them anymore. Same goes for IE on the Mac.

You can indulge in browser nostalgia at evolt's browser archive:

Best regards,

Christophe Strobbe

>All of the big companies I've consulted for support the same browsers:
>- Firefox 2 and 3 for Mac and PC
>- IE 6 and 7 for PC
>- Safari 2 and 3 for Mac and PC
>- Chrome for PC
>Like all developers, I go to bed at night praying that IE 6 will become
>extinct and I won't have to spend half my time trying to make things look
>right on that crappy browser. But as long as there are illegal copies of
>Windows XP floating around, I'm afraid we're stuck with it.

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