Thursday, December 22, 2011

Microsoft's Nefarious Scheme to Kill IE6

We couldn't be more pleased to find out that an evil scheme is in place and ready to roll, to lob off the heads of IE6 on many Windows machines. Unless of course, your IT department wants to keep you in the jurassic age of browsers or you've opted to deny IE upgrades in the past, thus ensuring that you yourself are stuck in ancient times.

Does this mean that developers like us will finally be able to finally make websites in half the time without having to wrangle with IE6? We sure hope so.

More at Ars Technica and a detailed FAQ at ComputerWorld.

Saturday, December 10, 2011


"It borders on necrophilia the way people actually support Internet Explorer 6 by now." — Christian Heilmann (@codepo8) in a talk (HTML5: What It Is What It Isn’t And Where It Might Go)