Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 13th Oct 2006 14:12 UTC
Internet Explorer Recent high-profile security problems with Internet Explorer have done little to dent its market share - or maybe not, according to conflicting reports on web browser use. Web analytics firm reckons that IE's global usage share is 85.85 per cent, an increase of 2.8 per cent since July 2006. Mozilla Firefox's open source browser claims second place with a share of 11.49 per cent, a decrease of 1.44 per cent since July 2006. Apple's Safari claimed 1.61 per cent (down 0.23 per cent), and Opera held 0.69 per cent of the market. However, statistics from websites tools firm Net Applications, cited by Ars Technica, paint a contrasting picture.
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I would say about 10% of major sites only work correctly with msie. That may not seem like much, but -bottom line- when you use msie, you don't have to worry about such incompatibilities.

Msie also starts up faster, and doesn't have to be seperately downloaded, and installed.

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