Getting people to switch up from IE6 to IE8 (or even IE7) is something we all seem to agree about. There are a lot of good reasons: security, performance, as well as the benefits to developers. As excited as anyone who read Channel9 is to get the latest
software on our own machines, remembering that not everyone is a developer is important too. There's another post here
http://blogs.msdn.com/ie/archive/2009/08/10/engineering-pov.aspx about that topic.
Have folks looked over at the W3C CSS 2.1 working group and the discussions there about test suites and real-world usage patterns? I think there's some valuable material with respect to delivering on interoperable standards. What else is on C9ers' minds?