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[REBOL] Re: CitrusWeb sample - so you want to edit?

From: carl:cybercraft at: 20-Mar-2004 6:58

>Statistically, it is quite credible that over 90% of the desktop >public uses Windows and IE (based on random sampling). > >However, if one or more of the following apply: >- you can name a platform other than Windows or Mac >- you've ever written a program or script with a computer language >- you've heard of REBOL >- you meet certain demographic patterns (i.e., live outside the US, >are over the age of 25, are male, etc.) > >Then you're probably outside of that 90% demographic.
So, 90% of desktop users are US females under the age of 25? ;-) I've no doubt you're right that I'm more likely to know non-IE users than most, but how's REBOL to succeed if it cuts back on supporting the platforms where the types who'll try something different reside? I'm not a Mac user, but I would've rather seen an OSX version of View before a browser plugin. Of course, maybe the OSX version will appear at the same time as View 1.3, in which case I'll chear. But as to the plugin - if you have to tell users to switch their OS or browser before they can use your site, then from their POV REBOL's a step backwards.