eWeek Predicts Mozilla will Challenge Internet Explorer

Monday July 28th, 2003

In his latest opinion piece for eWeek, Jim Rapoza tackles a favourite topic of tech columnists recently: are the Browser Wars coming back? Rapoza thinks that they are and says Microsoft's recent decision to only provide enhancements to Internet Explorer via Windows upgrades could leave an opening for alternative browsers. Mozilla, Rapoza argues, is well-placed to take advantage of this opportunity with its up-to-date and innovative technology.

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by toddney

Wednesday July 30th, 2003 6:10 AM

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There will always be a majority that don't buck the system (lemmings or trained sheep) and nothing we do will get them to switch from Microsoft products. What kind of percentage of Mozilla usage would satisfy? 5%? 10%? Lets just be happy there is alternatives like Mozilla and maybe word of mouth through websites, message boards and the media will gain new users all the time. Ebay once started off with only a handful of users and look at it now. Yahoo auctions and other auctions sites haven't thrown in the towel vs the Behemoth Ebay. They are content in chipping away at the market here and there....