People always seem to get a kick out of the story about our battle with IE6 when rewriting Gmail, so I thought I'd write it down. It would neat to get more stories, kinda like's Folklore at Apple.
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- Love these kind of storiesJan 11, 2013
- Thanks, fixed the typo.
To be fair, both the IE and JScript teams were really helpful in both this case and others we encountered over the years. Admittedly, things moved slowly but that seemed to frustrate their teams as much as ours.
Also, in their heyday both IE4 and IE6 really pushed the web forward, they just outlasted their era.Jan 11, 2013
- This is the first post of mine to have activity on reddit (thanks to Evan), not completely sure I like it :-/
- Sigh. On behalf of Reddit, I apologize.Jan 12, 2013
- I think that implementing silky scroll performance in JS warrants it's own post. Please, please do post your opinion, insights or experiences.Jan 12, 2013
- Thanks for the trip down memory lane. So happy we stopped supporting IE6 but, for some reason, even the modern IE browsers ever work as nicely as the rest.Feb 5, 2013