The following page shows result of CSS compatibility testing between

Netscape 4.6 and Netscape 6.0 preview release.

  ·   Netscape 6

  ·   Netscape 4.6

F=Fully Supported

B=Buggy Implementation (fails at least one part of test, but does implement

other portions

N=Not Supported (or so buggy as to be useless)

Note: Results based on my interpretation of

the test outcomes and should not be considered 100% accurate.

Suite One: General Concepts

Property all block inline
link

B
n/a n/a
@import

N
n/a n/a
grouping

F
n/a n/a
inheritance

F
n/a n/a
class as selector

F
n/a n/a
id as selector

B
n/a n/a
contextual selector

N
n/a n/a
comments

F
n/a n/a


Suite Two: Pseudo-Classes and Pseudo-Elements

Property all block inline
anchor

N
n/a n/a
first-line

N
n/a n/a
first-letter

N
n/a n/a
psuedo-elements in selectors

N
n/a n/a
multiple psuedo elements

N
n/a n/a


Suite Three: Cascading Order

Property all block inline
!important

N
n/a n/a
cascading

N
n/a n/a


Suite Four: Formatting

Property all block inline
vertical formatting n/a

B
n/a
horizontal formatting n/a

N
n/a
floating elements n/a

N
n/a
floating inline elements n/a n/a

N
replaced elements (display) n/a

N
n/a
canvas

N
n/a n/a


Suite Five: Font Properties

Property all block inline
family

B
n/a n/a
style

B
n/a n/a
variant

B
n/a n/a
weight

B
n/a n/a
size (relative)

F
n/a n/a
size (units)

F
n/a n/a
font (shorthand)

B
n/a n/a


Suite Six: Color and Background Properties

Property all block inline
color

F
n/a n/a
background-color

F
n/a

B
background-image n/a

F
n/a
background-repeat

F

B
n/a
background-attachement

B
n/a n/a
background-position

B

B
n/a
background (shorthand)

B
n/a n/a


Suite Seven: Text Properties

Property all block inline
word-spacing n/a

N
n/a
letter-spacing n/a

N
n/a
text-decoration n/a

B

B
vertical-align n/a

B
n/a
text-transform n/a

B

B
text-align n/a

F
n/a
text-indent n/a

B
n/a
line-height n/a

B

B


Suite Eight: Box Properties

Property all block inline
margin-top n/a

F

F
margin-right n/a

B

B
margin-bottom n/a

B

F
margin-left n/a

B

B
margin n/a

B

B
padding-top n/a

F

B
padding-right n/a

B

B
padding-bottom n/a

B

B
padding-left n/a

B

F
padding n/a

B

B
border-top-width n/a

B

B
border-right-width n/a

B

B
border-bottom-width n/a

B

B
border-left-width n/a

B

B
border-width n/a

B

B
border-color n/a

N

N
border-style n/a

F

F
border-top n/a

N

N
border-right n/a

N

N
border-bottom n/a

N

N
border-left n/a

N

N
border n/a

B

B
width n/a

B
n/a
height n/a

N
n/a
float n/a

F
n/a
float/margin n/a

B
n/a
float (text) n/a

B
n/a
float (series) n/a

N
n/a
clear n/a

B
n/a
clear/float n/a

B
n/a
acid test n/a

B
n/a

Netscape 6 Acid Test

Netscape 4.6 Acid Test

Reference Image


Suite Nine: Classification Properties

Property all block inline
display

B
n/a n/a
white-space

B
n/a n/a
list-style-type

F
n/a n/a
list-style-image

N
n/a n/a
list-style-position

N
n/a n/a
list-style

B
n/a n/a


Suite Ten: Units

Property all block inline
length

F
n/a n/a
percentage

F
n/a n/a
color

B
n/a n/a
urls

N
n/a n/a


Suite Eleven: CSS1 Compatibility

Property all block inline
forward-compatible parsing

B
n/a n/a