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I am reading a post from http://blog.stackoverflow.com/2010/12/stack-overflow-2010-analytics/

What web browsers do Stack Overflow users use?
Firefox  44.1%
Internet Explorer  22.7%
Chrome  22.6%
Safari  7.4%
Opera  2.4%
Mozilla  0.5%

I am using Mozilla Firefox V3.6.13 on winXP.

Why the analysis report listed the two category Firefox and Mozilla? Does Mozilla come from Linux system as another web brower? :-)

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Shot in the dark, but possibly Seamonkey, Camino, or (cringe) Netscape? They were/are all made by Mozilla at one point. Or possibly a malformed UA string confused Analytics? –  waiwai933 Dec 21 '10 at 2:32
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up vote 9 down vote accepted

Check this huge tree of browser lineage: it should be apparent that there are browsers (SeaMonkey, Flock, Camino) other than Firefox based on the Gecko rendering engine. I'd assume they are grouped under Mozilla, as that's their common ancestor (as they mostly differ in the GUI, while the engine remains the same. Also, each separately would not register at all).

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I hadn't seen that!! amazing :) –  Trufa Dec 21 '10 at 12:18
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