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Eh, IE, oh you.

There are few mysteries that have plagued mankind so much as the massive problems with Internet Explorer for Windows.

This site, as viewed on Internet Explorer 5 for Windows, clearly sucksThis site, as viewed on Internet Explorer 6 for Windows, also sucksThis site, as viewed on Internet Explorer 5 for Mac OS, looks fineJessica Rabbit, as viewed by anyone, looks perfect

Here, you can see that Internet Explorer for Windows versions five and six both do a terrible job of rendering this site. Aside from their lack of support for PNG images, they also seem to have trouble understanding the fact that position: fixed means that the masthead should be fixed in relation to the viewing port. That is, it should hover at the top of your screen like a dainty orange butterfly. But no.

Internet Explorer for Mac version 5.2 has no such problems, it displays this site admirably. Likewise, Jessica Rabbit displays admirably; though that has nothing much to do with browsers.