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Internet Explorer: 10 Reasons You'll Miss It
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David Wagner
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3/30/2015 | 3:17:05 PM
Re: Farewell IE
@kstaron- Well, let's put it this way. Calling something IE 11 or or IE 12 or IE 3 billion wasn't inspiring anyone to try it. So they might as well do this. 
David Wagner
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3/30/2015 | 1:31:31 PM
Re: Good riddance to bad rubbish
@asksqn- Well, sometimes we look back with nostalgia on these things, right? Like when we keep the cast everyone signed when we were in school. :)
David Wagner
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3/24/2015 | 2:05:38 PM
Re: Poking fun-Really?
@driverlessam- I wasn't going cyncial so much as nostalgia filled with fine memories mixed with a happiness to move on. Kind of like when any relationship ends. A sort of bittersweet parting. But you know I'll drunk dial IE at some point when I'm looking for videos of people wearing parachute pants.
David Wagner
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3/24/2015 | 2:03:19 PM
Re: Missing IE
@Tom- True. But it will probably end up more like when Shia Lebouf retired and said he wasn't famous anymore. He kept coming back and annoying us again. :)
David Wagner
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3/24/2015 | 2:02:16 PM
Re: Internet Explorer: 10 Reasons You'll Miss It
@freespiritny- I thought about a halo, but the "E" has been wearing it long before it died. I just kept thinking eventually, even with IE speeds, the thing would come back around to the other side again. :)
Thomas Claburn
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3/24/2015 | 12:00:45 PM
Re: Missing IE
I'm reminded of Nixon's parting shot at the media:

"You won't have Nixon to kick around anymore because, gentlemen, this is my last press conference"

 
Charlie Babcock
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3/23/2015 | 9:37:32 PM
Early Explorer was a giant on the Web but didn't follow Web standards
Developers following Web standards will miss it because for a long time, Internet Explorer did not. That eventually got straightened out but through version 6, Explorer did  things the Microosft way because it could, I guess. So what looked good in Firefox and Chrome would end up jumbled in Explorer. And those early versions never saw a line of JavaScript they didn't like. The script kiddies had a field day with faux field insertions. 

 
Kelly22
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3/23/2015 | 11:54:15 AM
Re: Missing IE
Ha! I think 5 and 8 go hand in hand. 9 also made me chuckle. Fare thee well, IE


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