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   Re: [xml-dev] XUL and Java - Back to the Future

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luxorxul@yahoo.ca (Gerald Bauer) writes:
>  May I quote Simon St.Laurent from a xml-dev post
>from April 2000:
>Has anyone taken a close look at Mozilla's XUL (XML
>User Interface Language) and considered using it for
>projects outside of Mozilla?
>I'd be interested in hearing what folks think about
>XUL in general, and thoughts about its use outside
>Mozilla in particular.

I don't think what you're offering answers that very old question.

>Well, you might wonna check out Luxor. Here's the
>"official" blurb:
>Luxor is an open-source XML User Interface Language
>(XUL) toolkit in Java that supports handpicked Mozilla
>XUL goodies and includes a web server, a portal engine
>(supporting RSS), a template engine (Velocity), a

"Handpicked Mozilla goodies" isn't what I had in mind by XUL.
Three-letter acronyms cause enough confusion without deliberate
blurring.  Picking another acronym would take the violence and confusion
out of this conversation.  We've had similar problems before with other
acronym reuse:


If I ask for XUL, I'm looking for the XUL defined by Mozilla, whether or
not it's in the Mozilla context.

Simon St.Laurent
Ring around the content, a pocket full of brackets
Errors, errors, all fall down!
http://simonstl.com -- http://monasticxml.org


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