Mozilla Services Proposal
Thursday June 24th, 1999
Xplo Eristotle writes in with his proposal for new functionality for Mozilla.
Xplo writes, "I've had an idea for an addition to the Mozilla UI which I call 'Mozilla Services' (or MZS for short). It doesn't really affect Mozilla itself, but it could potentially mean a lot for Mozilla users. I've put up a web page describing it."
It's an interesting proposal, even though it would be "Mozilla only" functionality. My opinion? Well, since you asked! I think that any "proprietary" functionality that is extraneous to the HTML of the page is fine. It's when the functionality starts showing up in HTML and breaking pages on other platforms and browsers that the browser-specific stuff becomes a problem. This seems to be a case of the "extraneous" functionality - similar to Flash panels and plaintext content parsed by other webpages.
#1 Re:Mozilla Services Proposal
Sunday June 27th, 1999 12:32 PM
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Anything that makes Mozilla more valuable to users and more functional than IE and doesn't botch up standards compliance (and doesn't cause bloat) is groovy.
(BTW, Web is always upper-cased in ref. to WWW and so is Internet, i.e. Web pages, etc. I just learned this myself)