jQuery 2.0 has been released!
jQuery 2.0 drops support for IE 6, IE 7, and IE 8
As promised, this version leaves behind the older Internet Explorer 6, 7, and 8 browsers.
I first picked up this insight from @jeresig on Twitter.
As a developer I do welcome the exile of older version of IE. However, this does create potential cross browser support issues if you don’t know your intended audience / platform. Like John states in his Tweet,
See the full jQuery 2.0 official announcement here.