History [en]

Know the Code.

The browser wars are keeping us up nights.

We’re referring, of course, to the battle between Netscape Navigator 2 and Netscape Navigator 3. Seems the two generations of Wall Street’s (and our) favorite browser parse HTML somewhat differently. This is not a problem for people who write standard vanilla web pages. It was a big problem for us.

There are now over 200 pages in this web site. We’ve revised them all, to enrich your life as you speed-click your way through. Who loves ya, baby?

Zeldman, 1997

Some things don’t seem to have changed much on the web during these last years, like losing time working around browser incompatilities. Other things seem to have changed a lot, like taste in design.

If past things interest you, you’ll love the Internet Archive. It’s really interesting to see how design and content evolves through time.

Here are some of the sites I dug through:

If a page doesn’t seem to be in the archive, don’t worry and try later. The Internet Archive is having trouble keeping up with all the requests.

2 thoughts on “History [en]

  1. haha! trop drôle 🙂 – mais bon j’ai vu pire, comme premier site – ne
    serait-ce que le mien.

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