Bert Bos

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Bert Bos
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Bert Bos
Born (1963-11-10) November 10, 1963 (age 54)
The Hague, Netherlands
Occupation Computer scientist
Known for Cascading Style Sheets

Gijsbert (Bert) Bos (born 1963[1]) is a computer scientist known for the development of Argo, a web browser he developed as test application for his style sheet proposal.

Life and work[edit]

Born in The Hague, Bos studied mathematics at the University of Groningen, and wrote his PhD thesis on Rapid user interface development with the script language Gist.[1]

In 1996, he joined the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) to work on Cascading Style Sheets (CSS). He is a former chairman and the current W3C Staff Contact of the CSS Working Group.[2] He is based in Sophia Antipolis, France.

Selected publications[edit]

Bos has, along with Håkon Wium Lie, written a book about Cascading Style Sheets.


  1. ^ a b Gijsbert Bos, Rapid user interface development with the script language Gist Archived 2011-09-28 at the Wayback Machine., Dissertation, Groningen University, 1993
  2. ^ fantasai (2008-04-04). "Resolutions 2008-03 San Diego Part I: Working Group Operations, Communication, and Charter". CSS Working Group Blog. Retrieved 2008-04-16. 

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