Re: The Greate Browser Poll of '98 Results!

bethe.davis ( (no email) )
Sat, 24 Jan 1998 14:38:46 -0500

I took this right from Netscape's web site:

The distribution program allows participants maximum flexibility in deciding
how, where, and when to distribute these world-class Netscape client
products. And our soon-to-be-released customization program will give key
participants the ability to create unique, customized browsers for

Mike Davis
DCS Online
-----Original Message-----
From: Chilton <>
To: <>
Date: Saturday, January 24, 1998 2:30 PM
Subject: RE: The Greate Browser Poll of '98 Results!

>>You're right.. this confuses me... we went to IE3.2 and no IE4.0 because
>>the IEAK to distribute was free and Netscape wanted an arm and a leg...
>>Now that we have put the energy into learning the IEAK.. and with the
>>inclusion of netmeeting, the netshow player etc... that are part of 4.0 I
>>can't IMAGINE that 80% of the bundlers want to go with netscape... I think
>>this data must be terrible skewed..... Does netscape now offer the
>>equivalent of the IEAK for netscape???
>Excellent points. Keep in mind that this survey was taken recently, and
>the ISPs that responded probably haven't had much of a chance to play
>around with the offerings from both camps and compare the two.
>As I understand it, Netscape does offer some kind of configuration
>utility comparable to IEAK, but I haven't explored this myself.
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