[kwlug-disc] How Canonical makes money ...

Bob Jonkman bjonkman at sobac.com
Sat May 15 23:58:18 EDT 2010


I don't understand the "Zing!"

HTML *is* HTML, and CSS *is* CSS.  Any differences are errors in browser 
implementation.

JavaScript probably *is* JavaScript too, but I avoid it whenever 
possible.  Gives me gas.

--Bob.



On Sat, 15 May 2010 at 22:37, Lori Paniak <ldpaniak at fourpisolutions.com> 
wrote about Re: [kwlug-disc] How Canonical makes money ...:
> On Sat, 2010-05-15 at 21:23 -0400, Paul Nijjar wrote:
>    
>> On Sat, May 15, 2010 at 09:53:24PM -0400, Lori Paniak wrote:
>>      
>>> The part I don't get is the talk of supporting "two, three distros".
>>> Yes, there are differences between the distributions, but deep down,
>>> gcc is gcc, X is X and Linux is Linux.
>>>        
>> When reading about website design, the part I don't get is the talk of
>> supporting "two, three browsers".  Yes, there are differences between
>> browser implementations, but deep down, HTML is HTML and CSS is CSS
>> and JavaScript is JavaScript.
>>
>> - Paul
>>
>>      
> Zing!
>
> Yeah, what's up with that? Too bad there aren't any web standards...
>
> Actually I'd put your example in the (logically) "superficial" category.
> The backend is the same for the web pages you serve - only the end
> wrapper has to be tweaked for pretty pictures to appear in the correct
> places.  You don't have to re-write mysql for each different browser.  I
> hope.
>
>    



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