Links Toolbar Landed
Wednesday October 3rd, 2001
Gervase Markham writes: "The Links Toolbar from bug 87428 has finally landed, bringing us ever-closer to full support for HTML 2.0. You'll see it in this morning's builds. The auto-show is still in development over in bug 102832. Good places to try it out are Bugzilla buglists, the W3C, htmlhelp.com and many machine-generated manuals or documents, such as the GNU Make manual."
#73 Re: Re: Re: Re: Cool, but ...
Friday October 5th, 2001 10:22 AM
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>> a UA that didn't implement any SHOULDs wouldn't be much use.<<
It's not a "should," it's a "may". I quoted it directly. There is no HTML standard requirement for this feature.
>> This wasn't written by Netscape people.<<
It doesn't matter. Netscape people manage the source, and they let this checkin happen during feature freeze based on fallacious arguments about standards. Now a bunch of Netscape people are spending a ton of time working on evaluating this new feature and making determinations about it, time which they couild be using to drive down the upward-spiraling defect line. It's bad project management and it's hurting the software's chances of ever attaining a stable release.