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.
#4 Re:Mozilla Services Proposal
Sunday June 27th, 1999 9:29 PM
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bah. people are stuck with blink now anyway. IE will eventually have to support it if they ever want to claim 100% compatibility with W3C standards. maybe the fact that its a CSS thing will keep it from being used irresponsibly by newbies ^_^;