Microsoft has posted “Important Information For Microsoft Internet Explorer for Mac Users” on their “Mactopia” website:
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.
More info about Apple’s Safari web browser: http://www.apple.com/macosx/features/safari/
MacDailyNews Take: If you use Internet Explorer for the Mac as your primary browser, it’s long past time to give up the ghost. For the .025% of MacDailyNews visitors still coming here via IE for Mac, please get a real browser already, you really are scaring us!
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