IE has 75% market share and MS has 90% desktop market share. I'm not
sure Google's plan is to take half of this, or even a significant
This could be played out several different ways. Certainly it could
be a direct assault on Microsoft but that's not what they've done so
far. Furthermore, that's not how they painted it when they announced
Chrome. The code is all open source and they are encouraging everyone
(Mozilla, Webkit, even MS) to use their code. IMHO, MS really only
loses if Google bites into MS's cash cows of Office and operating
systems. Don't think they are in striking distance of that.
On Mon, Sep 8, 2008 at 12:55 AM, Andrew <[address removed]> wrote:
> Not saying you're complaining, but I am absolutely awarding you the most
> obvious statement of the day award. Chrome signals the start of either an
> epic battle or at least a seriously shifted browser ecosphere, and very
> possibly a re-balancing of power on the desktop as a whole.