Blake Lemmons of Auto Web Engine writes:
We service automotive dealers through the U.S. with our system and had been fighting IE6 issues from the beginning. We decided enough was enough so we developed our inventory management system from the ground up without consideration for IE6. We posted messages on log in screen and have been using SaveTheDevelopers.org script for some time. –Blake Lemmons
Anthony of Squarespace says:
Squarespace’s interface is just too advanced now to support those users. This also speaks to the sort of person weâ€™d like to cater to. Weâ€™re not going to degrade experiences for the top 90% because of the bottom 10%â€”thatâ€™s ridiculous, especially considering that 10% also represents the highest tech support cost and lowest technical competence. Throwing out IE6 is a great thing. –Anthony Casalena
How could I forget? Both Jim and I have given up on IE6 for stevejobsfacts.com
So, weâ€™ve officially stopped supporting IE6 regarding SJF. From this point on we wont be testing any changes to the site in IE6. Not that it ever worked properly in IE6, but it does (for now) work at least.
Both me and Dave are, like IE Death March states, planning on halting all support for IE6 in our development efforts by March 2009. Hopefully IE Death March catches on and inspires more developers, and front line web-services to also halt supporting IE6, and encouraging more users to update to IE7 or switch to a better more modern browser.-Jim at Zydev
SÃ¸ren Hugger MÃ¸ller at spiri.dk says:
Well, what to say? I agree 100%! IE6 must die! –SÃ¸ren Hugger MÃ¸ller
Michael Heilemann of Binary Bonsai, developer of the ever popular K2 wordpress theme, says:
I’ve stopped supporting IE6 a while back, hurrah!
Joen at Noscope writes in:
I just dropped support for IE at my freelance portfolio site / blog, announcing it here.
I even created a copyright free logo for the occasion.
Don’t know if you can use any of the above, but feel free to if you can
So in other words, I support your deathmarch.
Xero, a web-based accounting system, says:
We’re all in favor of getting people to stop using IE6, as discussed here…
http://blog.xero.com/2008/07/phasing-out-internet-explorer-6/ –Philip Fierlinger
Don’t miss the awesome graphic.
From an email from Marco:
I’m happy to report that I no longer test Instapaper.com in IE6. I actually don’t know if I ever did, but I sure don’t now: since the site’s core functionality requires a bookmarklet installation, and IE makes bookmarklet installation so clunky and difficult, I don’t have the time to walk IE users through it. And recently I added AJAX features and rounded corners that, while they degrade to acceptable functionality, they definitely don’t work in IE (6 or 7), and I’m unwilling to spend any time to hack together equivalent functionality that’s IE-compatible. As an individual doing this in my free time, I can’t afford IE compatibility.
Instapaper’s IE users, therefore, just need to accept an inferior experience. Sorry, but it’s either that or no new Instapaper feature development at all. –Marco Arment