Web Standards Project - NGLayout Petition
Thursday September 24th, 1998
The guys over at the Web Standards Project have placed on their front page a petition asking for Netscape to delay their 5.0 release until NGLayout can be integrated.
However, instead of pushing my opinions on you, I'm asking you, the community of developers and users who read mozillaZine, what you think.
Knowing what you know about the state of Mozilla, its progress, and the work being done on the current layout engine and the NGLayout engine (which you can read about here or at mozilla.org), is the WSP's petition an informed, fair action or an uninformed, unfair one? Tell us all what you think by clicking "talkback" above.
#25 Re:Web Standards Project - NGLayout Petition
by Chris Toshok <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Monday September 28th, 1998 9:46 PM
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I think what most people are forgetting is that "putting NGLayout in" is not as easy as adding it to the build.
It's a *major* undertaking, and will require (basically) rewriting all the front ends.