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[whatwg] [WF2] Objection to autocomplete Attribute

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Thu, 24 Mar 2005 14:25:36 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.61.0503241424300.12561@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Thu, 24 Mar 2005, Matthew Thomas wrote:
> > 
> > That won't work either. If Microsoft don't implement it in their next 
> > release, then banks won't work with that release of IE -- because that 
> > release will have negligible market share at that point, and users 
> > won't upgrade to it if it doesn't work with their sites. Shortly 
> > after, Microsoft would release an update that "fixed" this problem.
> 
> If that were true, a plethora of ad-reliant sites would have started 
> using AntiAdBlocker, AntiAdBuster Pro, and similar programs to block 
> access to Internet Explorer 6 SP2 unless you had its popup blocker 
> turned off.

I don't know why, but banks block browsers much more readily than 
advertisers.

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