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

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Uche Ogbuji scripsit:

> It seems you're the one missing history.  The browser was hasn't been an 
> HTML-only proposition since Netscape and Microsoft took over.  It you're using 
> Mosaic as your benchmark of what a browser has always been to users and 
> developers, I think you're setting up a gigantic straw man, and I, for one, am 
> not following you there.

Indeed, even Mosaic could handle multiple formats, notably including GIF.

"No, John.  I want formats that are actually       John Cowan
useful, rather than over-featured megaliths that   http://www.ccil.org/~cowan
address all questions by piling on ridiculous      http://www.reutershealth.com
internal links in forms which are hideously        jcowan@reutershealth.com
over-complex." --Simon St. Laurent on xml-dev


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