[Shenlug] Web page design: Fixed position and IE
huboxwood at earthlink.net
Mon Dec 4 20:34:36 EST 2006
What you say is true, Don. Unfortunately, the audience I'm likely to be
serving with the site are not going to be either very computer savvy or
inclined to wander off the beaten path, so if I want to serve most of my
potential visitors well, I guess I'm going to have to try to cover for
Bill's sorry lapses.
> On Mon, 2006-12-04 at 18:36 -0500, Ricky Nelson wrote:
>> This might help your browser stats question:
> I bet that if you could based the statistics on MicoSoft.com's web log
> you'd think that 99.999% of the web users was running IE (and the latest
> version at that).
> Plus the following section from the above WEB PAGE points out the fact
> that as far as designing a WEB PAGE you cannot and should not design a
> web page "global averages" as it will bit you big time.
> | Statistics Are Often Misleading
> |You cannot - as a web developer - rely only on statistics. Statistics
> | can often be misleading.
> | Global averages may not always be relevant to your web site. Different
> | sites attract different audiences. Some web sites attract professional
> | developers using professional hardware, other sites attract hobbyists
> | using older low spec computers.
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