Netscape or IE most used?

Peter C. Tribble ptribble at hgmp.mrc.ac.uk
Tue Jan 13 12:25:03 EST 1998

In article <68j5nq$eca$1 at nntp1.ba.best.com>,
	Greg <jquinn at shell7.ba.best.com> writes:
> Hi,
> I am currently embarking on several web based projects at the non-profit
> research Institute that I work at, and given the increasing divergence of
> the dynamic HTML and client side scripting (ie Javascript) between
> Netscape and MS Internet Explorer browser types, I was wondering whether
> the relative usage of these browsers has been reported for
> University/non-profits. I know that the current figure is given as 40%
> share for Microsoft, but (at least here in the US) Macs seem to be
> dominant in the medical/biological research community, and my guess is
> that Netscape is still very dominant at these types of institutes.
> (Coding for some clever client-side stuff takes an enormous amount of work
> and it's not necessarily practical to 'dual code' for both Netscape and
> MSIE).

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