Mozilla exists to promote openness, innovation and opportunity on the Internet. We’ve been doing it for 15 years and the following 15 facts offer a look at who we are, including some of our biggest achievements and milestones. But in some ways we’re just getting started, exploring new technology, entering new areas and reaching new users every day.
How time flies… and how far web standards have come over the past 15 years…
In this final article Aaron Gustafson highlights some of the achievements and the progress made by the web standards movement – a must read :)
Hot on the heels of our interview with Robin Berjon, editor of HTML5 at W3C, over the weekend I interviewed Ian Hickson, editor of HTML “The Living Standard” at WHATWG and, arguably, the most influential individual working on the Web today. Hickson, known as “Hixie”, works for Google and previously worked for Opera (my employer) and Netscape.
Hey everyone – look what we made, along with Google, Moz, MS, and others – webplatform.org. Document your web!
— Chris Mills (@chrisdavidmills) October 8, 2012
Your Web, documented.
We are an open community of developers building resources for a better web, regardless of brand, browser or platform. Anyone can contribute and each person who does makes us stronger. Together we can continue to drive innovation on the Web to serve the greater good. It starts here, with you.
Like A Rounded Corner (Bruce and The Standardettes)
I heard Glen Campbell’s “Like A Rhinestone Cowboy” on the radio and began absent-mindedly singing “Like a rounded corner” to it. I realised that the original is about a washed-up old country singer, and began thinking of a washed-up old web designer, putting rounded corners, shadows, gradients etc everywhere in lieu of design or inspiration, and without all the necessary vendor prefixes,