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RE: The relentless march of abstraction (fwd)

> >I think that client-side XML failed simply because it didn't fill a
> >big enough real need (HTML 4 is close enough)
> I have a problem with your verb tense.  The web is still too slow.
> Fatter pipes aren't going to help.  The only way to make it fast
> is to do some of the work on the (severely underemployed, these
> days) client, and the only way to do that is to send some useful
> data there to get chewed on.  So I think client-side XML just
> hasn't got going yet.  To say it had failed, it would be 
> necessary for it to have been tried. -Tim

I am with Tim here.  Client-side XML has not failed.  It will rise
again when next generation of browsers start to surface, client-side
XML will play a key role.  I am not talking about some future version
of IE or Navigator.