Operating Systems Used to Access Google
If anyone hasn't read http://www.google.com/press/zeitgeist.html the pie chart of "operating systems used to access Google" makes for some interesting thinking when planning which OS to write for or support.
The thing that is interesting is the rise of IE 6 and still there seems to be little discussion of IE 6 defaulting the Privacy preference to Medium which, among other things, prevents the use of "third party cookies" (i.e., when one server's page is framing another server's pages).
I think the most interesting thing is the declining share of English as the language chosen to search in. Who says Joel's translation effort is spurious.
2000, XP and NT have only 46%.
The .Net runtime works fine on Win98 and ME, it's just development(the SDK) that doesn't work on these OS's.
Ah, so it does.
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