Toronto Mike

Not Built For IE6?


The body of this site is a good old fashioned HTML table.  It's simply two columns, but I've always intended to blow away this table and create the same effect with pure CSS.

In my spare time I've been hacking away at this CSS solution, and boy does it look sweet and behave perfectly.  It's lean and mean and there's no table required.  There's only one problem.  When I view the new page in IE6, it's wonky.

According to these guys, 50% of web surfers are using IE6.  That's a pretty big chunk of the pie.  In order to accommodate this 50% slice I'd have to throw in a whack of work-arounds and hacks and it still won't look and behave quite the way it should.  There is, however, another solution.  I could build this site for Firefox and other modern browsers and not care about IE6 users.

It would negatively impact traffic, but since it's all about me, do I really care?  I'm thinking about it...

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