Gates admits Internet Explorer error
Oops, I did it again
Drummer/singer Phil Collins once asked the philosophical teaser: “How many times can I say I’m sorry?” It seems Bill Gates might have the answer: three.
Gates used his company’s AJAX-friendly MIX06 conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, to issue his third self-confessed mea culpa, this time admitting Microsoft made a mistake on Internet Explorer.
Specifically, Gates confessed to an error over his company’s sub-par development efforts around IE in recent years, while pledging to bolster future engineering work. “In a sense we’re doing a mea culpa, saying we waited too long for a browser release,” he said.
Full story: The Register