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Alex Christie

12 November 2008

Ie6 I don’t know about everyone else out there, but I am becoming increasing frustrated with having to test web sites in IE6

Surely it is time to call it a day and banish it to browser heaven? The latest browser usage stats from w3schools show it is on a steady decline and now Chrome has been up for a couple of months we can see how it is performing.

Geek out time…

2008 IE7 IE6 Chrome Fx Moz S O
October 26.9% 20.2% 3.0% 44.0% 0.4% 2.8% 2.2%
September 26.3% 22.3% 3.1% 42.6% 0.5% 2.7% 2.0%
2008 IE7 IE6 IE5 Fx Moz S O
August 26.0% 24.5% 0.1% 43.7% 0.5% 2.6% 2.1%
July 26.4% 25.3% 0.3% 42.6% 0.5% 2.5% 1.9%
June 27.0% 26.5% 0.5% 41.0% 0.5% 2.6% 1.7%
May 26.5% 27.3% 0.7% 39.8% 0.7% 2.4% 1.5%
April 24.9% 28.9% 1.0% 39.1% 0.9% 2.2% 1.4%
March 23.3% 29.5% 1.1% 37.0% 1.1% 2.1% 1.4%
February 22.7% 30.7% 1.3% 36.5% 1.2% 2.0% 1.4%
January 21.2% 32.0% 1.5% 36.4% 1.3% 1.9% 1.4%
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