UPDATE:now a Slashdot article has picked up this hate for IE and is asking how developers should handle people using Internet Explorer. the first comment
You could just let IE6 "try its best". And use a big red notice bar at the top with a link explaining it.pretty much says it all wining a score of 5 very insightful...
Original:There has been tons of news about the Zero-Day IE Flaw and then German government urged users to drop Microsoft's Internet Explorer with France later joining call against IE and now an email i received an email from Google Apps today that they will no longer be supporting as of March 1, 2010. Ive known about ie6nomore.com that distributes the code below... i think this is a big hit against Microsoft who has been getting flack from the industry for the browsers poor performance and numerous security issues
(note this message will display for all browsers so you can see the message)
so apparently the NO MORE IE6 movement is starting to pick up some followers... chrome is also gaining market share from IE and Firefox as the browser wars continue to wage on. i reproduced the email Google sent me below in case you want to read it. If you want to bother users who are still using the old browser too you can use the code here
Email from Google: