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Raita Dezideriu

Wooow dude that’s so very Amazing 98% ? That says a lots mate

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JoelBonetR

Basically any browser version released in 2012 or newer (more or less) except from Opera Mini which I don't even know why they keep adding it to the metrics πŸ˜…

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Nevo David Author

It's true and not true, it's like saying that compare to the population of the world, you child will be chinese, it's most likely not true :)
So while it's true that if you target the whole world with your app that might be the case.
But try to do the same for old enterprise companies, and I promise you, you will find some Windows XP :D

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JoelBonetR

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Well, that it's compatible with any browser version released in 2012 or newer is absolutely true. Some people around the world using older versions is a completely different topic 😁

I'd rather prefer the connection to be tested with the "newest" protocol and downgrade it if there's any incompatibility instead doing the opposite. It will add a delay to people with very very old devices and software and speed up the rest.

My logic is that people with very very old devices and software are already used to the slowness 😳I know it by experience, had a Pentium II with a 56Kb modem for more than 10 years, on those waiting times 100-200ms won't harm much, it's a little % overall πŸ˜…