Annotation of chimera/www/index.html, revision 1.15

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1.3       hyatt       6: <p>
1.14      hyatt       7: <b>2/22/2002</b><br>
1.15    ! hyatt       8: For the curious, I have posted the results of a browser showdown
        !             9: between the major OS X browsers.  The clear speed winner?  Chimera, of
        !            10: course!  Check out the details <a href="showdown.html">here</a>!.
        !            11: <p>
1.14      hyatt      12: Version 0.12 of Chimera is now available for download.  As per your
                     13: feedback, it is a disk
                     14: image (and does not use the .pkg installer).  You can download it
                     15: <a href="downloads/chimera12.dmg.gz">here</a>.  
                     16: <p>
                     17: This build of Chimera contains the following improvements over 0.11:
                     18: <ul>
                     19: <li>Scroll wheel support
                     20: <li>Support for key events (so you can type/scroll/submit forms etc.)
                     21: <li>Support for hover feedback and cursor feedback
                     22: <li>Many crash fixes
                     23: <li>Improved scrolling speed (yes, ma, we blit now)
                     24: </ul>
                     25: <P>
                     26: Quartz rendering is getting closer to being a reality, but it's not quite
                     27: there yet.  Maybe for 0.2.  :)
                     28: <p>
                     29: Enjoy!  Feedback/comments are always welcome on the mailing
                     30: list.  This build specifically addresses the top initial complaints about
                     31: Chimera.  Let us know what we're doing wrong (and right), so we can make
                     32: the best OS X browser out there! :)
                     33: <p>
1.12      hyatt      34: <b>2/14/2002</b><br>
                     35: Version 0.11 of Chimera is now available for download.  For those of you
                     36: using 0.1, 0.11 is 33% faster! :)  You can download this build
1.13      macserv    37: <a href="http://homepage.mac.com/macserv/downloads/chimera-0.11.tar.gz">here</a>.
1.12      hyatt      38: <p>
1.11      hyatt      39: <b>2/13/2002</b><br>
                     40: The tab browser is up and limping in Chimera.  We also have our first
                     41: downloadable build available.  You can fetch that 
1.13      macserv    42: <a href="http://homepage.mac.com/macserv/downloads/chimera-0.1.tar.gz">here</a>.  It really isn't
1.11      hyatt      43: usable yet, but enough people seem to want to play with
                     44: builds anyway. :)
                     45: <p>
1.10      hyatt      46: <b>2/9/2002</b><br>
                     47: Bookmarks are online in Chimera.  They can be accessed from the bookmarks
                     48: sidebar panel and from the top-level menu.  You can add and delete
                     49: bookmarks.
                     50: The status bar is now live and updates when the page loads.
                     51: <p>
                     52: 
1.9       hyatt      53: <b>2/4/2002</b><br>
1.7       hyatt      54: Chimera is coming along quite nicely!  We have icons for all of the
                     55: toolbar buttons (and they're all hooked up).  Printing works, and
                     56: we have cache and global history hooked up.
                     57: <p>
                     58: Everything in the File menu is implemented.  This includes the ability
                     59: to open and close windows, to open files, to open a web location,
                     60: to work offline and online, and to save Web pages, both in a complete
                     61: form (including images) or in a simple form (source only).
                     62: <p>
1.8       hyatt      63: <b>1/27/2002</b><br>
1.3       hyatt      64: This is the project page for <b>Chimera</b>, a new project aimed at
                     65: delivering a best-of-breed browser on the OS X platform.  Chimera
                     66: uses <a href="http://www.mozilla.org/ports/fizzilla/Cocoazilla.html">
                     67: Cocoazilla</a>, a variant of <a href="http://www.mozilla.org/ports/fizzilla/">
                     68: Fizzilla</a> that consists of a UNIX back end wed to a Cocoa front end.
                     69: <p>
                     70: The cross-platform UI will be replaced with native Cocoa widgetry (such as
                     71: customizable toolbars and a drawer for the sidebar).  The plan is to
                     72: produce only a browser (no other apps!), and to keep the UI as simple
                     73: and as clean as possible.  
                     74: <p>
                     75: Current project contributors include myself (hyatt@netscape.com) and
                     76: Matt Judy (macserv@nibfile.com).  If you are interested in getting
                     77: involved, contact one of us!  There's plenty of work to go around!
                     78: <p>
1.1       david      79: 
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                     84: <table width="160">
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                     86: <tr>
                     87: <td colspan=2><img src="http://www.mozdev.org/sharedimages/whatsnew_top.gif" width="154" height="15"><br></td>
1.7       hyatt      88: </tr>
                     89: 
                     90: <tr>
                     91: <td valign=top><img src="http://www.mozdev.org/sharedimages/bullet.gif" width="\
                     92: 10" height="10"></td>
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                     94: <font size="-1">
                     95: The File menu is nearly done! Working now on the Edit menu commands.
                     96: </font><br>
                     97: </td>
1.1       david      98: </tr>
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                    100: <tr>
1.6       hyatt     101: <td valign=top><img src="http://www.mozdev.org/sharedimages/bullet.gif" width="10" height="10"></td>
1.5       hyatt     102: <td valign=top>
                    103: <font size="-1">
                    104: Open File and Open Location now work.  Unlike current builds of Mozilla,
                    105: the Open File dialog does work when no windows are open, and it filters
                    106: out unavailable types.
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                    111: <tr>
1.6       hyatt     112: <td valign=top><img src="http://www.mozdev.org/sharedimages/bullet.gif" width="10" height="10"></td>
1.1       david     113: <td valign=top> 
                    114: <font size="-1">
1.2       hyatt     115: The initial checkin of Chimera has landed!  A functional URL bar
                    116: and back/forward/reload/stop are now all working in the app.  A rudimentary
                    117: sidebar has also landed.
1.1       david     118: </font><br>
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                    120: </tr>
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                    122: </table>
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                    125: </td>
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                    127: </table>

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