Shallow Thoughts

because deep thoughts smack of effort

Return to the Web of the 1990′s?

Posted in Web Stuff by Bridget on December 17th, 2007

The web development community continues to comment on Opera v. Microsoft, the W3C, and what is needed to propel this industry forward in the next decade. The latest installments are by Jeff Croft and Alex Russell and I simply can’t agree with their take on what would make things better. (more…)

W3C Developed Core Browser Engine

Posted in Web Stuff by Bridget on December 15th, 2007

The reader replies to Andy Clarke’s CSS Unworking Group post are, for the most part, pretty interesting. It hasn’t yet devolved into an all out flame war. Props to the respondents for that!

Some of the replies I agree with. Some of them I don’t. There was, however, one nugget I found particularly interesting. (more…)

CSS WG Development vs Adobe Development

Posted in Web Stuff by Bridget on December 14th, 2007

Andy Clarke’s post on the CSS Working group got me thinking. David Mead is the one to blame for getting my wheels churning. I don’t know if thinking is good for me, but I’m going to do a brain dump here, just because I can. (more…)

Browser Wars 2.0

Posted in Web Stuff by Bridget on December 14th, 2007

Thanks to Eric Meyer and David Mead making comments via Twitter, and because of Andy Clarke’s comments on the CSS Working Group, I read that Opera and Microsoft aren’t best friends. (more…)