Internet Explorer 7

It seems that the endless stream of security problems combined with Firefox’s growing market share have finally had an effect: Bill Gates has announced plans for IE 7. There aren’t that many details yet but it seems the focus will be improved security and better protection from phishing; there’s no news at all on better support for CSS, PNGs and other improvements so for the moment it’s safe to assume the rendering engine will remain mostly unchanged.

There has already been plenty of reaction to the news. Here are a few of the most notable posts I’ve come across: