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Old 6th September 2006, 08:58 PM
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Re: Why the internet is at risk of splitting

Originally Posted by Rubber Duck
Those that have delayed the introduction of IDN are responsible for holding back development in some of the World's poorer nations. This has resulted in lost opportunities to escape poverty, hunger and even death. The biggest accolade on this front should go to Mr Gates (International Billionaire Philanthropist). I wonder whether what has been done on the plus side can ever out weigh the damage caused by the decision not to IDN enable IE 6. The only thing that can be done, however, to mitigate the damage now is to get IE 7 out as quickly as possible to where it matters most, and that ain't the East Coat of the USA.

For pure curiousity...does someone know WHY they did not turn the switch on for ie6? interesting what excuse would be used if questioned about that.
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