Thursday, February 19th, 2009
A new resistance in our fight against teh evil has begun in Norway:
Yesterday, one of Norway’s biggest commercial sites, finn.no started issuing a warning to all IE6 users telling them to upgrade their browsers. Today, a host of big norwegian sites are doing the same. The campaign to end IE6 usage is on!
Here’s their translated message:
Heads up: You’re using an older version of Internet Explorer.
In order to get the most out of our website, you can get a free update of Internet Explorer. If you’re using a work computer, you should contact your IT administrator.
And, here’s one of the warnings in context (from another site that added links to other browsers):
Ironically, the screenshot doesn’t exactly manifest cutting-edge design, but hey, we’ll take what we can get.
Will the campaign spread? Will it accelerate IE6’s decline?
Posted by Ben Galbraith at 6:00 am