Former Google engineer reveals the secret YouTube plot to kill Internet Explorer 6

(Serghei Amelian) #1

Sună prea “rebel” pentru a nu fi o legendă urbană, dar poate o fi chiar adevărat :slight_smile:

Nearly 10 years ago, YouTube started displaying a banner to Internet Explorer 6 users, warning that support for Microsoft’s browser would be “phasing out” soon. It was a message that appeared on all YouTube pages, at a time when IE6 users represented around 18 percent of all YouTube traffic. Frustrated by supporting the aging browser, a group of YouTube engineers had hatched a plan to kill Internet Explorer 6 […]

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(Alex Ionescu) #2