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  • From: "Steven Livingstone, ITS, SENM" <steven.livingstone@scotent.co.uk>
  • To: Ann Navarro <ann@webgeek.com>, "'XML Dev'" <xml-dev@ic.ac.uk>
  • Date: Thu, 20 Jan 2000 16:16:35 -0000

>If you develop for the *convenience* of the developer, you're missing your
>own point -- serving your customers. 

Did I not say about the users .... 
In our case, the front-end clearly *is* critical - what they want
(window-like in MS windows or X-Windows interfaces like they had in
client-server) can only be done using the latest technologies.



Steven Livingstone
Glasgow, Scotland.
07771 957 280 or +447771957280

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> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Ann Navarro [SMTP:ann@webgeek.com]
> Sent:	20 January 2000 16:19
> To:	Steven Livingstone, ITS, SENM; 'XML Dev'
> Subject:	RE: Alternatives to the W3C
> At 04:05 PM 1/20/00 +0000, Steven Livingstone, ITS, SENM wrote:
> >I think you're missing the point. Are you a content developer or
> application
> >developer? From your responses I'd say content (E-Commerce based sites
> for
> >me are in the main content based sites where you can click "buy-me" - not
> >applications) where I agree your site should be built for multiple
> browser
> >types.
> >
> >I develop weblications. I don't develop for the latest innovations just
> >because I want to be on the cutting edge. It is practical.
> No, I'm not missing the point. 
> If you develop for the *convenience* of the developer, you're missing your
> own point -- serving your customers. 
> Ann
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