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The Essential Guide to CSS and HTML Web Design by Craig Grannell

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Appendix E. Browser Guide

This appendix provides a brief overview of the mainstream browsers in general use at the time of writing, including a little history about them, estimated market share, and how standards-compliant they are (along with whether they pass the Web Standards Project Acid2 Browser Test, at www.webstandards.org/action/acid2/). Note that new versions of browsers are regularly released, so this section is intended only as a guide. Details are accurate as of October 2007.

1:Firefox

  • Full name: Mozilla Firefox.

  • Initial year of release: 2004 (as 1.0).

  • OS: Windows, Mac OS X, Linux (unofficial ports to various other systems exist).

  • Website: www.mozilla.com/firefox/.

  • Market share estimate: 10'15%.

  • Trend: Steady growth.

  • Engine: Gecko.

  • Compliance ...

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