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Why Gecko Matters...

Friday March 24th, 2000

Jeffery Zeldman of both The Web Standards Project and A List Apart has written an interesting article about Gecko, and why it will be a web developer's godsend, thanks to its vast standards support, and availability on a variety of platforms.

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#1 Very ironic...

by Quelish

Friday March 24th, 2000 11:59 AM

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I find it ironic that I'm reading an article about that Gecko is so great and when I click on a link (using the latest nightly Netscape beta for WinNT) the page jumps halfway up and doesn't go to where the link points to until I scroll back down and click it again. I'm pretty sure that's not how the W3C intended links to work! haha

Jokes aside, it's a good article. A real irony is that Microsoft is going to bring out a Mac browser that shares the same version number as its windows counterpart but is built around a different architecture...and will probably require writing specialized versions of pages that take advantage of Microsoft's latest "technology" (read: crappy proprietary extensions to the real standards)

Netscape is ALMOST there. I can't wait to see what they have to unveil to the world in just a few weeks.