"One out of 10 is enough to force Web developers to build sites
that are friendly to multiple browsers. Linux and Apple share
between them more than a half-dozen viable browsers. Those include
Konqueror, Mozilla, Camino (a Mozilla-based browser), and Opera,
among others. Should Linux' desktop growth continue, more and more
developers will feel compelled to make their Web pages friendly to
a wider variety of browsers.
"Still, a much bigger problem looms ahead for Apple. That
Redmond pulled the plug on IE for Apple was hardly a surprise.
After all, Jobs & Co. must have expected some reaction when it
released Safari. But far more daunting is the prospect of Microsoft
abandoning the Mac version of its popular Office software. That's
because Apple hasn't yet shown it can replace Office for most of
its users. And without Office, Apple's whole 'switchers' program to
convert Windows users will probably run aground..."