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imaginem
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imaginem
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Yeah.. seems like the end of IE6 is getting nearer.

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JeffreyWay
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Yep. Envato has stopped supporting it at Creattica and FreelanceSwitch as well.

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Gyro
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1 percent seems like a pretty big number (and 5 percent for browsing) for a website like digg. It would certainly make a statement if they stopped supporting ie6 (i’m all for it, really), though in digg’s case, id think they’d be talking about a few hundred(?) users every day.

What does scare me is :

I don’t feel a need to upgrade. 17% I prefer IE6 to other browsers. 7%

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What does scare me is :

I don’t feel a need to upgrade. 17% I prefer IE6 to other browsers. 7%

Sure does. There’s also the interesting Digg stats that 69% uses IE6 with no other choice. Should be frustrating being stuck with old technology.

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imaginem
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Jeff, at which percent would Themeforest stop supporting it?

I’m aware that there’s still just above 14% using IE6 to surf the net and that still is a relevant customer base for us.

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JeffreyWay
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@maginem – We’ll stop making IE6 a requirement for templates once IE6 usage is in the single digits. Last check, it’s hovering around 13-14%—but that number is dropping rapidly every month.

I’m hoping to make IE6 compliance an option around September/October.

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It’s not about developing for IE6 , more on giving support for it.

:D great!

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reidknorr
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Yeah its sad how long IE6 has stuck around. I truly feel bad for the people who still use it without knowing any better, and also for designers/developers like us to have to try to tinker for hours with it for stupid things that should just work. I hope it dies out soon!

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CreativeMilk
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Death to IE6 :P

lol

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