CNet On Communicator 5.0 Delay

Wednesday October 6th, 1999

A number of people sent in links to this news of Communicator 5.0's "delay" at CNet.

According to CNet's Paul Festa, who seems unable or unwilling to write a positive Netscape piece, "Netscape is far behind its main browser competitor, Microsoft, in two areas where it once led: technology and market share. Although it commanded about 80 percent of the desktop browser market just a few years ago, Netscape is now down to a minority position." Paul goes on to cite anonymous sources who provided him with information on XUL and a new email/IM hybrid scheme.

#23 CNet On Communicator 5.0 Delay

by thelem

Thursday October 7th, 1999 3:42 PM

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It seems delayed to me at the moment, but not significantly. Remember the milestones have all been moved back at least once and M11 was meant to have come out 10 days ago.