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Re: Behavior, scripts, CSS (completely off topic, just

From: Matthew Brealey <webmaster@richinstyle.com>
Date: 5 Oct 2000 09:08:47 -0000
Message-ID: <20001005090847.16466.qmail@phoenix.futurequest.net>
To: www-style@w3.org
You wrote:
> On 4 Oct 2000, Matthew Brealey wrote:
> >> I would expect that a final release of a Mac product would 
> address such
> >> issues, which might not be worth addressing until that point.
> >
> > You are remarkably prescient. I just downloaded the PR3, and it\\\'s
> > 2500 files smaller than current Mozilla (still 500 files though with
> > Live3d, 

Oops. That wasn\'t in there at all, but was from my Netscape 3 install.
The Netscape6 directory is actually 274 files.

> Java etc). However, this sucks because it\\\'s less 
> power to the
> > user; before it was easy to edit the skins, but now 
> they\\\'re locked up
> > in .jars.
> Saying the files are \"locked up\" is a little ignorant, given 
> that there has been ample explanation in the mozilla.org community 
> on the  simple steps required to unpackage the jars and run without 
> them. (Hint: You need an unzipping tool and a text editor.)

That\'s true. But people who aren\'t aware of this (i.e. the majority
of people) won\'t realise, whereas the previous state, raw files
allowed the uninitiated to look around.
Received on Thursday, 5 October 2000 05:08:55 UTC

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