Countdown to the end of IE for the Mac

Countdown to the end of IE for the Mac: (Notice on “mactopia,” the Microsoft website for Mac users of its software)

“In June 2003, the Microsoft Macintosh Business Unit announced that Internet Explorer for Mac would undergo no further development, and support would cease in 2005. In accordance with published support lifecycle policies, Microsoft will end support for Internet Explorer for Mac on December 31st, 2005, and will provide no further security or performance updates. Additionally, as of January 31st, 2006, Internet Explorer for the Mac will no longer be available for download from Mactopia. It is recommended that Macintosh users migrate to more recent web browsing technologies such as Apple’s Safari.” (via: MacDailyNews)

Ironically, on the “What’s New in Internet Explorer” page on mactopia, it still says:

“From top to bottom, Microsoft Internet Explorer 5 for Mac OS X has been redesigned to perform the way you’d expect. Simple, fast, and efficient, Internet Explorer 5 lets you unlock the power and fun of the Web.”

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