Interview With the Chief Architect of NGLayout, Rick Gessner
Wednesday October 28th, 1998
Well folks, mozillaZine has another first for you - content you won't find anywhere else on the Net! Today we're offering an extended look inside the Next Generation Layout engine being developed by the Mozilla Project. We have an amazing interview with Rick Gessner, the Chief Architect of NGLayout, about the history of NGLayout and why it truly qualifies as a new paradigm in layout technology. It should also put to rest any doubts as to which company is the true innovator in the browser market.
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#16 Re:Interview With the Chief Architect of NGLayout,
by Steve Parkinson
Friday November 6th, 1998 4:41 PM
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I just wanted to say that by improving layout speed in NGLayout doesn't only mean that your pages load quicker.
It's going to open up a whole new class of applications which use the browser as their frontend. We are going to see some very powerful stuff which is enabled only by the efficiency of NGLayout, simply because it knows what it does and does not need to redraw.
Making documents which can alter themselves is very powerful.