Kathy Wheeler wrote:
> On 09/03/2008, at 6:40 AM, Karl Hardisty wrote:
>> A comparison of usage before and
>> after is generally a good idea. If a site design changes, and
>> suddenly a certain type of browser/platform combination drops off
>> markedly, there's probably a good reason.
> However it may also pay to check overall traffic trends - if traffic
> does not drop off, then perhaps those recalcitrant old browser users
> may have finally decided to upgrade? On the other hand, if you pick
> up more traffic than you lose ...
> It's "nice" to say you support ie5.5, netscape 4 or whatever, but
> with the security vulnerabilities inherent in the older unsupported
> browsers is it really a good idea to encourage users not to upgrade?
> Are you really doing them a favor?
And what browser would my dear old retired parents (still using a 128MB
Windows98 PC) use? BTW, Windows98 has paradoxically become more secure -
a lot of Windows worms and viruses can no longer run on it. ;-)
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