Microsoft tracks the demise of its IE6 web browser

Microsoft has announced the launch of Internet Explorer 6 Countdown, which - according to Microsoft - has been designed to monitor the decline in IE6 usage to less than 1%.

At the launch of the Internet Explorer 6 Countdown site Microsoft admitted that IE6 "lacks modern web standards and provides an unsatisfactory user experience" - sentiments that many developers have shared for a very, very long time. However, with 34.5% of China's web browsing population still using Microsoft's antiquated browser, we could still be in for a long wait.

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