Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 1st Jul 2013 23:07 UTC
Mozilla & Gecko clones "Mozilla today announced that the regional launches of Firefox OS smartphones will begin soon. Deutsche Telekom and Telefonica will release the first Firefox OS devices, the ALCATEL ONE TOUCH Fire and the ZTE Open, soon. Individual partners will announce specifics about launches in each market soon." Lots of soons in there.
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RE[8]: I think it's exciting
by moondevil on Wed 3rd Jul 2013 08:46 UTC in reply to "RE[7]: I think it's exciting"
moondevil
Member since:
2005-07-08

Those are not hacks, that is because you are running on multiple platforms.


Is that the new way to speak about Webkit versions?

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RE[9]: I think it's exciting
by Lennie on Wed 3rd Jul 2013 09:10 in reply to "RE[8]: I think it's exciting"
Lennie Member since:
2007-09-22

No, I meant websites/webapps can run on any device and developers have to make their application work so it functions correctly in all these environments from desktop/laptop, tablet and phone, maybe even TV.

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moondevil Member since:
2005-07-08

developers have to make their application work


This is the problem. The countless hours spent working around CSS/HTML/JavaScript bugs across multiple operating systems and browsers.

Bug fixing across browsers using the same rendering engine.

Bug fixing across versions of the same browser.

All that work to still present a sub-optimal user experience when compared with what native applications can offer.

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