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   Re: [xml-dev] The Browser Wars are Dead! Long Live the Browser Wa rs!

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Karl Waclawek wrote:
> This works only when the information exchanged and the behaviour
> of the client is rather simple. As a corporate developer I have
> not come across a client yet that I could have implemented
> with a browser, not from a GUI capability point of view,
> nor from a user interaction standpoint.

I'm amazed to hear that. You're a corporate developer and your 
corporation has not deployed a single web client app. Not bug tracking. 
Not content management. Not issue tracking. Not expense report 
submission. Are you saying your intranet does not use HTTP POST, only 

> And often - this is a heretic opinion here - I would prefer
> DCOM or CORBA over XML for client/middle tier interaction,
> simply because XML/SOAP imposes a rather simple communication
> model, unless one is willing to re-invent CORBA based on XML.

How can the two halves of your sentence be reconciled? If XML can 
emulate CORBA then it by definition does not impose a communication 
model that is less sophisticated than CORBA.

  Paul Prescod


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