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Old 27th July 2007, 05:58 AM
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Re: Chinese IDN promotion at Olympics

Great idea, but would depend very much on IE7.

IMO, any promotion to the public (note, public - man on the street) before IE7 is widespread will not produce good results. Verisign plugins and tricks cannot be relied on as the korean experience has shown.

I think M$ wants users in Asia to upgrade to Vista and so holding back IE7 auto upgrade. But since Vista will not work with the majority of software applications, this will take more than just a few months to happen. Even for windows 2003, which is basically a 2000 with a different GUI, it takes 4 years for wipespread use.

I think the best thing we can do our part right now is to convert our minisites to real websites to improve end user experience, like what guru is doing.

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