Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 13th Sep 2012 20:00 UTC, submitted by MOS6510
Mozilla & Gecko clones "Over the past year and a half I've been spending more and more of my time working with Mozilla's latest project, Firefox OS. During that time I've fallen in love with the project and what it stands for, in ways that I've never experienced with a technology platform before." I'm not convinced just yet. I hope it succeeds, but I just doubt it actually will.
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HTML as a toolkit for a mobile OS?
by p13. on Thu 13th Sep 2012 22:11 UTC
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Web based tools and languages don't even work properly for the web nowadays. JS for example is bloaty, inadequate and people try to make it do things it was never designed to do ... resulting in hacks uppon hacks uppon hacks.
HTML is a MARKUP LANGUAGE, it is meant to do layout, framing, formatting, etc of a DOCUMENT.

So why would it be a good idea to build an entire mobile operating system around this?

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