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Old 26th July 2011, 08:06 PM
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What do people type in the address bar?

http://www.chrisfinke.com/2011/07/25...e-address-bar/

an analysis of 7.5mm location bar inputs.

Note the comments...

"There are a handful of entries showing people typing in Unicode, like ".ψομ". Not a statistically significant amount, but still some."
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Re: What do people type in the address bar?

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"There are a handful of entries showing people typing in Unicode, like ".ψομ". Not a statistically significant amount, but still some."
nice. he needs to release that data so we can have a nose through it
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Re: What do people type in the address bar?

I guess his data is mostly english given the source: url fixer browser add-on
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Re: What do people type in the address bar?

I saw that post getting popular but then I wondered where the data is coming from. Do you think the universe he uses is representative of anything?
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Re: What do people type in the address bar?

Ask him what the geographical spread of his source data is.
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Re: What do people type in the address bar?

didn't see a breakdown for how much was pr0n-related

also interesting that his browser plugin considered .CO to be a typo of .COM
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Re: What do people type in the address bar?

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nice. he needs to release that data so we can have a nose through it
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