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- Subject: Re: [xml-dev] latest on IE
- From: "Lauren Wood" <email@example.com>
- Date: Sun, 01 Jun 2003 14:17:47 -0700
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On 31 May 2003 John Cowan wrote:
> The bits I find most interesting are:
> # Host: Brian (Microsoft)
> # Q: when / will there be the next version of IE?
> # A: As part of the OS, IE will continue to evolve, but there will be
> # no future standalone installations. IE6 SP1 is the final standalone
> # installation.
> # Q: Why is this? the anti-trust? (no further standalone)
> # A: Although this is off topic, I will answer briefly: Legacy OSes have
> # reached their zenith with the addition of IE 6 SP1. Further improvements
> # to IE will require enhancements to the underlying OS.
> In other words, innovation in the browser space has been explicitly
> conceded to other browsers.
I also assume this means there will be no new version of IE for the
Lauren Wood, Textuality
Chair, XML 2003 http://www.xmlconference.org