Time to Abandon Internet Explorer 6?

37Signals has decided to abandon support of Internet Explorer 6 in all
of their web applications (Basecamp, Backpack, etc). I think this idea
is superb. IE6 came out in 2001 and is an antique which is hard to
support in modern web applications and design. Yes, it still has
roughly a 20% marketshare, but it is quickly being ousted by IE7,
Firefox, and Safari.

What do y’all think? Ditch IE6 or still support it?

About Will Chatham

Will Chatham is the Security Assessment Engineer for Arbor Networks. Since Netscape 2.0, he has worked in a wide array of environments including non-profit, corporate, small business, and government. He started as a web developer, moved into Linux system administration, and ultimately found his place as a security professional. Having most recently conquered the OSCP certification, Will continues to hack his way into various things in an effort to make them more secure.
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