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[FB] IE6 Slips Below 1% Market Share Mark In The USA

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To celebrate such occasion, Microsoft had to order another cake, which was probably eaten by the Steve Ballmer himself.

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Finally, maybe now web devs can't finally stop being forced to code for it.
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Ha. China still has 25% using IE6....

IE6 --> Sucktastic
IE7--> Just about as Sucktastic
IE8--> Now we're getting somewhere, but not quite
IE9--> Wow! Now it's dueling Chrome and FireFox for speed....
IE10 --> ????

Some anti-IE person is going to quote this and change some stuff around and then write "Fixed"....
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Ha. China still has 25% using IE6....
IE6 --> Sucktastic
IE7--> Just about as Sucktastic
IE8--> Now we're getting somewhere, but not quite
IE9--> Wow! Now it's dueling Chrome and FireFox for speed....
IE10 --> ????
IE11 --> Profit


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Yea! I am part of the 1%!

Stupid work computer and no admin access to update stuff. At least it will be replaced by a Windows 7 machine soon.
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Yea! I am part of the 1%!
Stupid work computer and no admin access to update stuff. At least it will be replaced by a Windows 7 machine soon.

Install chrome, no admin access needed for that...
 
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Install chrome, no admin access needed for that...

Nope, that is blocked as well.
That and I don't like Chrome anyway.
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no wonder ms browser shares are in free fall, because ie6 is disappearing...when that 25% in china falls to 1%, i wonder what the market share for internet explorer will be...

ie's current market share, 38.6% (quoted by bbc)....that's scarily low compared to 3, 4 years ago

personally, i think ie9 is a brilliantly fast browser (i've been constantly switching between ie, chrome and opera, i've stuck with ie9 lately as i genuinely think it's faster than the other two), minimalistic (which i also love about). but i fear the older versions of ie really destroyed it's reputation, and despite the improving trend of ie9 and supposedly ie10, unless developers start improving the customisability of ie, i can't see it competing with the likes of chrome or firefox sadly
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Originally Posted by Boinz View Post

Finally, maybe now web devs can't finally stop being forced to code for it.
I'm still waiting for IE7 to die, but 6 being at 1% is very good news
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Yea! I am part of the 1%!
Stupid work computer and no admin access to update stuff. At least it will be replaced by a Windows 7 machine soon.

You and I... same boat. I HATE the Windows XP/IE6 craptastic suck-a-thon work computers :/
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