MozillaZine's ChromeZone Now Open!

Monday May 24th, 1999

Steve Morrison, creator of the XULTool, has joined MozillaZine (as some of you may already know). He has been hard at work getting the XULTool working on our site, and we're pleased to announce that the ChromeZone is now online.

Now, with a simple form, you can change the look and feel of Mozilla, and create your own themes! You can also choose from some ready-made themes we have available. You can also send your own themes to ChromeZone for addition to our site.

So, fire up apprunner and head over to the chromeZone.

We got a lot of great entries for our little "name our new chrome area" contest, but in our final vote, "ChromeZone" came out on top. A number of people submitted the name "ChromeZone" or a variation for our contest. Clayton Scott was the first, however, and his prize is a stuffed Mozilla doll from Netscape. I know we didn't promise any prizes for the contest, but we wanted to give something to the winner.

Thanks to everyone for you contributions, and if you have any suggestions for the chromeZone, let us know.

#207 Re:MozillaZine's ChromeZone Now Open!

by Tekhir

Friday May 28th, 1999 9:26 PM

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To XULisDangerous, The TreeControl widget isn't a non-standard item. Its XML define item which the browser interprets into DHTML. RDF is a standard and has been a standard for a while.

Mozilla does all the standards you mention. Netscape is free to add any extra things. It hasen'tt cause rewriting a standard into a proprietary thinge. Thats part of the reason why XML was invented. XUL is just XML with CSS2 and a specific DTD. A XUL toolbar can be written in HTML and CSS2 there is nothing unstandard about that.

I'm not even sure the XP widgets for buttons and everything are even going to be used. They first draft of what they might look like was released in January. I think we would have seen something now if they were going to be used. But I do feel some of them are ugly.