Microsoft sends flowers to IE6 funeral
‘Thanks for the good times…’
Microsoft sent flowers to last night’s IE6 funeral, thanking the browser for “all the good times.”
The nine-year-old IE6 was laid to rest yesterday in Denver, Colorado, after suffering a “workplace injury” at the offices of a certain search giant in Mountain View, California. Mourners unable to attend were asked to send flowers, and Redmond’s Internet Explorer team was among those who did so.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“Thanks for the good times IE6, see you all @ MIX when we show a little piece of IE Heaven,” read the card, a reference to this month’s MIX tradeshow in Las Vegas, where the company is expected to announce the arrival of a new browser, Internet Explorer 9.
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