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Re: Rendering

From: Marcy Wagners <marcywagners@yahoo.com.hk>
Date: Fri, 31 Jan 2003 16:19:12 +0800 (CST)
Message-ID: <20030131081912.77619.qmail@web10708.mail.yahoo.com>
To: www-amaya@w3.org

Hi,

For this particular site, www.lds.org, they use
javascript to write some of the HTML code, and Amaya
does not support javascript.

As stated in their FAQ (
http://www.w3.org/Amaya/User/FAQ.html#L670 ):
Due to a lack of manpower, we have no plan to
implement them. Any external contribution is welcome
in this domain.

But I myself also wonder what is the position of Amaya
in the browser market and its future. I use Mozilla
and it is a great browser, and it is open source.

Amaya's target users are developers, web
designers/programmers. Amaya does have some cool
tools, but until it can render pages better ,  and
becomes more stable, it's use is limited.

Is there in any way that Amaya can utilize some of the
codes in other open-source browsers and give itself a
leap in rendering ability, such as CSS, javascript,
etc. ? Or join efforts with other open-source project
?

I understand that there are lots of loyalties and
prides involved in this field. I don't want to offend
anyone at all. I don't know anything about programming
a browser. So this is just a thought coming from a
"user" and a supporter of "open-source" and the
"standards".



 
 --- "George D.Plymale"
<george@SouthernOhioComputerServices.com> wrote: > 
> 
> 
> 
> I have always been curious with regards to Amaya not
> rendering most 
> complex web sites correctly.  This makes me wonder
> as I thought Amaya 
> could be used to check whether a site was compliant
> with w3c standards. 
>   For example, www.lds.org does not appear at all as
> it should.  What 
> forces are at play here?  Is Amaya eventually going
> to be able to 
> render more complex sites such as these?
> 
> Thanks for any info.
> 
> -George Plymale
>  

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