Subject: Re: [boost] [git] Submodule's readme and logo
From: Paul A. Bristow (pbristow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-12-13 13:07:10
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> Subject: Re: [boost] [git] Submodule's readme and logo
> On 13 December 2013 16:09, Paul A. Bristow <pbristow_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> > Not sure I understand this ?
> > Did you mean IE 9.0 was the most popular IE version? (This is the
> > first to support SVG)
> > or
> > "About 4% of the total logged http requests for the past few days were
> > from IE 6/7/8 " Does this mean that of these 4%, IE8 is the most popular?
> No, IE 8 is the most popular individual version of internet explorer.
> The different versions are roughly at:
> MSIE 6.0 - 0.4%
> MSIE 7.0 - 1.1%
> MSIE 8.0 - 2.5%
> MSIE 9.0 - 1.5%
> MSIE 10.0 - 1.2%
> I forgot that Internet Explorer 11 uses a different browser id, so it isn't included.
Windows 7 and 8 Users will automatically get this as an update, so I suspect lots are missing from
> Take these values with a
> pinch of salt, it's a small sample and the methodology is pretty poor. I suspect that many of the
> 6.0 requests are spoofed, so that's a pretty high error.
> > Are the version of other browsers Chrome, Opera etc new enough to work with SVG?
> They've all supported SVG for a long time: http://caniuse.com/svg
Thanks for clarification.
I think this means we can switch to default SVG - those using IE6,7,8 really ought to upgrade anyway
and all they will lose is the pictures. This will also benefit those reading on their mobile
computing devices ;-)
Do we have a consensus on this?
Shall I start a new thread for this specific decision?
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