*For reading*, we aim to support any browser with 0.1% use or more.
This has both culled things out, like IE 5.5, and surfaced things like NetFront (Sony
*For security*, if it's possible to protect the site or our users, and we have money
in the bank, we should be doing what it takes to protect them.
*For everything else*, we support various browsers based on a variety of factors:
* Whether the browser can ever support the feature at all
* Level of difficulty getting the feature to work in the browser
* Level of resources dedicated to the project
We normally knock out the most commonly-used and easy-to-get-working browsers first, and
then sort out details on other browsers in order of use. There's no base percentage
here, just hopes and dreams.
On Apr 14, 2011, at 2:10 AM, Siebrand Mazeland wrote:
On 14-04-11 10:02 Daniel Kinzler
Wow, seriously? IE6 should be taken out the back
You're in luck. These days, even Microsoft agrees with you:
So when will we be able to drop IE6 support in MediaWiki completely? What
metrics/thresholds can we use?
I would suggest to set a percentage of worldwide usage as reported by some
"trusted" statistics reported, or possibly a percentage of Wikimedia
pageviews. 3% or 4%?
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