Linked by Kroc Camen on Sat 30th Jan 2010 06:58 UTC, submitted by chrisfriberg
Google BBC News reports: Google has begun to phase out support for Internet Explorer 6, the browser identified as the weak link in a "sophisticated and targeted" cyber attack on the search engine. The firm said from 1 March some of its services, such as Google Docs, would not work "properly" with the browser. It recommended individuals and firms upgrade "as soon as possible".
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IE6 out, Silverlight in... Sigh...
by buurtnerd on Sat 30th Jan 2010 09:36 UTC
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I am happy to see IE6 die. I am a web developer and IE6 and its userbase is the reason I could never use the full potential of todays JavaScript, CSS and HTML.

Unfortunately thanks to everybody who buys WIN7 we'll be soon developing all for Silverlight within a couple of months; just because noone realizes that buying MS products is the same as turning back time (again...). I lost complete faith in humanity lately.

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