Google Zeitgeist Browser Stats Now Recognise 'Netscape 5.x'
Thursday February 20th, 2003
FriedEgg writes: "'Netscape 5.x' (Mozilla based browsers) are now listed separately in the Google Zeitgeist, and no longer grouped into 'Other'."
Targeted at members of the press and the curious, Google Zeitgeist offers regular statistics on the trends, patterns and surprises found by analysing Google search data. Following on from a discussion in our forums, MozillaZine reader jgraham has been in touch with Google, who say that 'Netscape 5.x' represents "all versions of Netscape 5.0 and newer and anything that uses Gecko."
#16 Better data out of Google's graphs
Friday February 21st, 2003 9:37 AM
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Google's data is not nearly as good as data that is collected from many different web sites. The larger and more random the sample, the better the data will be. I would recommend sticking with thecounter.com, onestat.com, and Chuck Upsdell's Browser stats for the highest quality data on overall browser trends.