Some of the ‘regular people’ surveyed there were not interested in upgrading. Seventeen percent of respondents to the Digg IE6 survey indicated that they “don’t feel a need to upgrade.”
As engineers, we want people to upgrade to the latest version. We make it as easy as possible for them to upgrade. Ultimately, the choice to upgrade belongs to the person responsible for the PC.
Is it just me, or does this sound a lot like it’s in everyone’s best interests — including Microsoft’s — that web developers keep annoying the crap out of IE6 users and disabling functionality for them in order to give them more reasons to upgrade?