Netscape Releases Additional Source
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The new source code includes an advanced XML parser as well as a technical preview of the next-generation layout engine.
The early developer release of the Communicator 5.0 source code, first made available on the site two weeks ago, has already been downloaded more than 100,000 times from mozilla.org alone.
Additionally, an estimated 100,000 downloads have occurred from the more than 100 mirror sites located around the globe. The first "updated" source to be checked in by a developer occurred 24 hours after the source was released.
The newly released technical preview of the layout engine utilizes a next-generation architecture designed to achieve superior performance. Eventually the layout engine will include full support of HTML 4.0, the W3C DOM, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), XML, and Resource Description Framework (RDF).
For more information, or to download the newly released source code, visit the mozilla.org Web site.