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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.


#25 CNet On Communicator 5.0 Delay

by Anon

Thursday October 7th, 1999 5:52 PM

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Y'all know that MS will release IE 6 the instant Mozilla / Netscape 5 is released. Even if it is just IE 5 with more glitter (how much can they add?)