IE Death March

Can’t remember where I first saw this … or maybe someone sent me the URL.  Anyway, IE Death March is a website with the following goal:

It’s time to put a deadline on dropping IE6, and I say that time is now, and the deadline should be soon… say like, March 2009.

A worthy and noble cause that’s scuppered by institutions and businesses who still run Windows 2000 as their operating system of choice, who can’t upgrade to IE7 (like that’s any better!) and won’t move over to Firefox because you can’t easily lock it down in the same way as IE.

Still, given that I spend up to 75% of my development time just trying to get code to work in IE6 all power to the campaign.

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Gareth Saunders

I’m Gareth J M Saunders, 46 years old, 6′ 4″, father of 3 boys (including twins). Latterly, web architect and agile project manager at the University of St Andrews and warden at Agnes Blackadder Hall. Currently on sabbatical. I am a priest in the Scottish Episcopal Church, and I sing with the NYCGB alumni choir.

2 thoughts on “IE Death March”

  1. Went to help our church organist last night – he couldn’t get onto his Yahoo! mail.

    All sorted now, but he turned out to be still running IE5 on Win98 – yikes!

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