Is M12 Alpha?
Thursday December 2nd, 1999
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#65 you're missing the point...
Friday December 3rd, 1999 2:47 PM
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this is cross platform software. it works everywhere. the only code that doesn't is where it hooks in to the OS.
Mozilla used to be developed in a way similar to what you describe (although I won't call it "ported", as each FE project ran concurrently), and there were simply not the resources to achieve the desired results. Consumers have already suffered - through the lack of features on some platforms.
This way, everyone gets a fair go, everyone gets an identical product, everyone gets a browser at the same time.