Linked by Eugenia Loli on Fri 1st Nov 2002 06:41 UTC
Mozilla & Gecko clones Mozilla's HTML engine, named Gecko, has been powering a number of other browsers on many platforms for a while now, like Galeon, Chimera and more. Vote for your favorite one! Oh, and being on the subject, K-Meleon 0.7, Galeon 2-dev, Salamander 0.3 and Phoenix 0.4 are all very recently released.
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Slow news day??
by Mr. Cancelled on Fri 1st Nov 2002 17:35 UTC

What does our favorite browser have to do with Operating Systems, other than you must have an OS to run a browser?

Compared to more timely OS-related news, such as the fact that Europe's spending like $250k (euros) to evaluate how to switch to Open Source OS's like Linux, this seems much more like something I'd expect to see on Slashdot or Tucows.

For that matter, regardless of what we all vote for IE's still holding around 98% of the browser market. So while there may be half a dozen 3rd party browsers based off the Mozilla engine, these browsers are still accounting for less than 2% of the market share. Probably more like less than 1% once you figure that Mozilla and Netscape themselves are accounting for the bulk of people who've chose to go with something other than IE.

If you're going to go with a browser question, the better question might be "Which non-IE browser renders the most pages most accurately?" since there's so many pages coded specifically for IE. Why there's no "IE compatability" plugins or addons for these browsers is beyond me. It would certainly speed acceptance if you could have your 100% compliant browser utilise some code to make it "IE compatible" as an option.

My 2 bits...