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Browser Wars 2.0

Browser Wars 2.0

Published By: The Zone
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Remember the good old days when Netscape Navigator and Internet Explorer were taking daily pot shots at each other in what was known as the browser wars? Well, you won't have to reminisce for much longer. Mozilla has now positioned itself to take back a big chunk of the market and it won't take long at all. We need to begin testing for Mozilla compliance of all of our new and old web applications so that we're not caught off guard when Browser Wars 2.0 begins.

3 Million Switch To Mozilla - Compuserve (3 million users) just released their new software 7.0 and it is Mozilla under the hood, not IE.

 

AOL Running Tests With Mozilla - AOL (35 million users) is rumored to be using Mozilla in release 8.0 of their software later this fall.

 

AOL/Mozilla Beta Released - AOL (35 million users) is rumored to be using Mozilla in release 8.0 of their software later this fall.

 

AOL Hints About Dropping IE - AOL is testing a bunch of open source software (including Mozilla).

 

AOL Sues Microsoft - AOL (35 million users) is rumored to be using Mozilla in release 8.0 of their software later this fall.

 

Time Magazine Noticed - Non-tech media is starting to pick up on the momentum of Mozilla.

 

CNN Noticed - Non-tech media is starting to pick up on the momentum of Mozilla.

 

Red Hat Linux Uses Mozilla - Many Unix and Linux distributions come with Mozilla as the installed browser.

 

Solaris Uses Mozilla - Many Unix and Linux distributions come with Mozilla as the installed browser.

 

IE Losing Ground On Macs - Internet Explorer 6 has not been released for the Mac OS and it doesn't seem likely to ever come out.

 

Windows Losing Ground (Enterprise) - Major corporations (like Merrill Lynch) have begun to switch away from Windows as their desktop environment.

 

Windows Losing Ground (Consumer) - Walmart is now selling PC's that are operating-system-less. As other vendors follow suit, operating systems other than Windows will begin to take hold.

 

Open Source Taking Hold - Open source businesses and individuals are starting marketing campaigns to get quality open source applications (like Mozilla) into the hands of the masses and the OEMs (like Dell).