The BBC on their Magazine website in February asked if this was “the greatest motivational poster ever”.
Apparently, 2,500,000 copies were printed but weren’t distributed; at least not widely.
The Keep Calm and Carry On “motivational poster” was created in 1939 at the outbreak of World War II as a last case scenario to be used in the event of the Nazis succeeding in invading the UK.
It’s the stuff of good old, stiff-upper-lip British resolve. Keeping the chin up in the face of adversity.
Updated for web developers
Which got me thinking. This would be a perfect companion to .net magazine‘s campaign.
The premise is simple: Internet Explorer 6 is antiquated, doesn’t support key web standards, and should be phased out.
But what if it’s not? What if Internet Explorer 6 carries on being supported for years and years to come. What if companies, and schools and universities don’t drop it for something better, something newer? What do we do then?
Well, that’s where my new A4 poster comes in:
We just keep calm and carry on!
- Keep Calm and Debug IE6 A4 poster (50 KB, PDF)