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WebReference: Browser Wars v.2004: Parts 1 & 2

Jun 23, 2004, 23:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Lee Underwood)

From Part 1:

"In working to develop Web sites that are viewable in most browsers, it sometimes seems as if a war is going on and Web site developers are standing on the sidelines. As the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) tries to set and maintain standards by which we can all live and interact on the Web, browser manufacturers seem to come up short in the creation of browsers that can handle those standards. And the developers, as creators of the Web sites the browsers will eventually interact with, are caught in the middle.

"I don't believe the browser manufacturers are deliberately trying to cause problems for the Web developers. In some cases, they have a product to sell and that takes precedence; in other cases, they are trying to do all they can to abide by the standards. Whatever the case, it tends to make life a bit difficult for those of us who have to design the Web sites to interact with those browsers..."

Complete Story (Part 1)

Complete Story (Part 2)

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