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WildTangent
October 20th, 2005, 11:39 PM
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2005/10/20/firefox_100m_downloads/

I like their photoshoot plan, pure class ;)

-Wild

Sirin
October 21st, 2005, 12:13 AM
I was the one... The 100,000,000th downloader... I changed the world. :cool:

blastus
October 21st, 2005, 12:19 AM
Well I downloaded it 5 million times. :p

Iandefor
November 19th, 2005, 06:38 PM
This is completely offtopic, but I've just gotta chime in... Wildtangent, has anyone ever commented on just how absolutely creepy your avatar looks?

xequence
November 19th, 2005, 08:27 PM
http://www.infocraft.com/projects/firefox_counter/frame.php

Firefox download counter. Its like 5 per second.

majikstreet
November 19th, 2005, 08:39 PM
I was going to post that...

hussam
November 19th, 2005, 08:43 PM
Well I downloaded it 5 million times. :p
True, that doesn't mean 100 million people downlaoded the thing. Many people downloaded it at least 7 to 10 times it you count firefox 0.10 , 1.0 , 1.0.1 , 1.0.2 ... 1.0.7
It is a bit misleading.

public_void
November 19th, 2005, 08:51 PM
http://www.infocraft.com/projects/fi...nter/frame.php

Firefox download counter. Its like 5 per second.

I was going to post that...
So was I. But that counter is increasing at a crazy rate.

GeneralZod
November 19th, 2005, 08:57 PM
True, that doesn't mean 100 million people downlaoded the thing. Many people downloaded it at least 7 to 10 times it you count firefox 0.10 , 1.0 , 1.0.1 , 1.0.2 ... 1.0.7
It is a bit misleading.

Automatic updates (and downloads using Firefox) are not counted.

Also, the counter is "fake" as it simply request a download rate sampled over a given interval and then extrapolates it to a fixed download rate, which it displays in the browser. It's probably roughly accurate (as I'm sure the sample rates are updated and requested by your browser periodically) but it's still only an estimate :)