Webdev: the times, they are a changin'

Daniel Fussell dfussell at byu.edu
Wed Apr 18 18:41:00 MDT 2012


On 04/18/2012 11:17 AM, Stuart Jansen wrote:
> On Wed, 2012-04-18 at 11:09 -0600, Bryan Sant wrote:
>> According to ie6countdown.com, less than 1% of the US is running IE 6.
>>   I haven't built in support for IE 6 in my full-time and contract jobs
>> for several years now.
> Personally, I can't decide if the death of IE6 makes me happy, or if it
> makes me recent the rising generation of Web developers. Once upon a
> time, at lease people who never experienced NS4 still had to face IE6.
> Web developers today don't know how good they have it.
>
> Up hill. Both ways. In the snow. With CSS selector hacks and conditional
> comments in every file.
>
>
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What are you talking about, I'm still writing it that way...

Oh, no wait.  I don't.  I've regressed to a morphed version of the 
Microsoft-Centric Development Paradigm(tm) of the previous 2 decades; I 
call it "Doesn't work on IE?  Sucks to be you!"

;-Daniel Fussell





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