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Yay, a next device we have to optimze for! /s

This reminds me of a good old days when optimizing for IE8/9 was a thing (its probably still is), but its a simple fix I guess.

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Marvin Danig Author

a next device we have to optimze for! /s

Why the sarcasm? Diversity of devices on web is a good thing, it is the beauty of web! Yet another set of unique people to reach out to in a different situation.

Issues on IE 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11 were that of non-compliance of web standards by Microsoft at a time when standards were in rapid motion and MS was all too powerful. The same can be said of Google today with its, for example, forcing amp on news-sites, breaking url handling in Chrome etc.

These issues have nothing to do with diversity of devices on web.