Bring Down IE6, Its about time!!!

March 19th, 2009 by Nikhil


With another browser to take care from tomorrow! (IE8 comes out of its Beta State tomorrow) … Its really high time IE6 is given its Long Due Mercy Death … United we stand for the fall of IE6 

“IE6 is the new Netscape 4. The hacks needed to support IE6 are increasingly viewed as excess freight. Like Netscape 4 in 2000, IE6 is perceived to be holding back the web.”

Jeff Zeldman, standards guru

And meanwhile  for those  like me who will be flooded with calls of  breaking CSS layouts in IE8,  here is the old work around/fix using Meta Tags (meta http-equiv=”X-UA-Compatible”) you could try…

Mis-behaving IE8 : CSS Layout breakages (Targeting a browser version using Meta Tags in IE8)

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