Nearly 8 years ago, Microsoft stopped developing IE for the Mac. Two
years ago in December 2005, they stopped providing support for IE for
the Mac. The following month, January 2006, they removed the
application from their Macintosh downloads and told Mac users to STOP
using Internet Explorer on the Mac. Your site is pretty much
guaranteed to break on Internet Explorer on a Mac, and IE/Mac can
cause other system problems, too, which is why Microsoft said to stop
Do your stats say that many people are using IE for the Mac? Is it
worth your client's money for you to tweak the site to work on the now-
On Feb 14, 2008, at 2:44 PM, Kathy Wheeler wrote:
> On 15/02/2008, at 1:24 AM, Big Moxy wrote:
>> IE runs on Mac. Have you check the MS site or Google'd for a
>> Cynthia Villegas wrote:
>>> I have no ways of testing this on IE (mac user).
> ie on the Mac is pretty awful and not a good guide as to how css will
> render under ie on a pc.
> Cynthia you could get a copy of something like "Virtual PC" and run a
> copy (or multiple copies) of windows/ie under that on your Mac, or if
> you have one of the newer models with the intel chipset and Parallels
> you could run windows/ie natively under that.
> Other than that buying a cheap pc or asking people with pc's to check
> for you are options.
> Another that comes to mind but I'm not sure where it is ?? is a web
> site that will put up a screen shot of how your css/site renders
> under different OS and browser combinations. URL anyone?
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