Written on July 16, 2009 at 4:08 pm

As I’ve pointed out twice (my plea to corporate America here & during a poll here), I’m on the bandwagon of those trying to kill IE6. As a web developer it hurts every time you’re forced to support it. It adds hours of frustrating wasted time to every project and as I point out in my plea to corporate America: It’s old, really old and full of holes.   I’ve gone as far as prompting IE6 visitors to this site to download an upgrade by use of a modal popup.

Now more than ever, this movement is gaining steam:

  • There is now an article at Mashable about killing IE6
  • News that Youtube will kill it’s support for IE6
  • And Digg wanted to, but realized that the reason people use it is because they have no choice (locked down XP computers without being able to upgrade).

But by far the funniest of all I’ve seen yet is this – IE6ify any website. This tool will make the site look likes it being shown in IE6 (to a developer). Basically it breaks your page.  Enjoy the fun that I and so many have experienced trying to use CSS on IE6 in this replicator. (H/T to Logan)

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  1. [...] the US from June ’08 to June ’09, now reaching a total of 21 million monthly unique visitors. Death to IE6 – creativereason.com 07/16/2009 As I’ve pointed out twice (my plea to corporate America here [...]

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