Re: Gnomescape...when? (Brett Morgan) writes:
> > 
> > I think it is more of a victory of the Linux crowd, Netscape obviously bought
> > into the "Bazar" model of programming. 2000 distributed programmers with
> > no leadership, can write "cooler" (but not neccesarily cleaner) code. 
> > 
> > It will be interesting to see what happans. 
> Heh. have a look what the netscape parser does to html. its so far from
> the standard that it cant be too hard to write better designed code than 
> the stuff currently in it ;)

Hmm..  no, the parser accepts valid HTML.  It's just following the old
adage: be strict about what you write out, be lenient about you read
in.  writing a lenient parser is a lot more difficult than writing a
strict one.

I would say *users* are far from the standard :)


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