Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 15th Sep 2010 19:14 UTC
Internet Explorer After several months and preview releases, Microsoft has finally lifted the curtain for the Windows Explorer 9 beta release. Internet Explorer 9 is Microsoft's attempt at not just catching up to the competition, but at actually surpassing them. Since enough sites will be focusing on just how many nanoseconds faster or slower the beta is compared to the competition, I'll talk a little about the new minimalist interface.
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RE: Comment by markob
by smitty on Thu 16th Sep 2010 17:48 UTC in reply to "Comment by markob"
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Good job, Microsoft, but I'm more interested in what Microsoft will do to make people using IE6 and IE7 switch to IE9, since now we'll have 3 IE browsers to support again (ignoring IE6).... at least IE8 mostly works like it should, but IE7 will be the new IE6.

Nothing for IE6, because those users are all running Windows XP which can't run IE9.

IE7 was never as popular and hopefully will die out relatively quickly.

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