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ZDNet UK: Netscape 6 beta due next month

Mar 22, 2000, 21:14 (0 Talkback[s])

"Several companies will use Netscape's cross-platform Gecko browser engine for Internet devices, such as set-top boxes and browsing appliances...."

"Gecko, which Netscape claims is smaller, faster and more powerful than traditional browser engines, enables Web developers to create more dynamic Web content and applications, officials said. Because it is open source, Gecko allows individual developers to tailor it to their own use, officials said. The engine is bolstered by contributions from, the organisation that manages Netscape's open source initiative on behalf of thousands of Internet developers...."

"In addition, Netscape announced the availability of XUL (XML-based user interface language), a new, open source XML (Extensible Markup Language) application that, according to officials, makes it easier to develop a customisable user interface across multiple desktop platforms and devices."

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