Full Article Attached Mozilla Looking to Forge Alliances with GNOME and Other Open Source Projects to Combat Longhorn

Tuesday April 6th, 2004

jgraham writes: "Brendan Eich has written an interesting post to the netscape.public.mozilla.seamonkey newsgroup outlining some of the plans being made to ensure that Mozilla technology remains useful and relevant in the future. Brendan sees Mozilla developing into an open cross-platform alternative to forthcoming Microsoft technologies such as XAML and is looking to collaborate with other open-source projects to make this happen." The GNOME project is mentioned explicitly. Brendan's message is part of a longer thread about the goals of

#111 Re: Re: Re: Re: First thing first

by blindtrust

Thursday April 15th, 2004 6:36 AM

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>> But for the pages I use to test, Gecko/Mozilla takes about factor 3 to render. > > Are there bugs on these?

Yes and no. One of these is <>, validated ok by W3C. Even loading it locally from disk, it takes 2,1 sec with Moz and 0.9 sec with Opera 7.5 and about 0.6 with IE 5.

Differences will not be that noticable on faster machines (mine is a 800 MHz Duron), but still the same factor I guess.