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   Re: [xml-dev] XUL vs. XHTML 2.0/XForms 1.0

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Emmanuil Batsis (Manos) wrote:
> Flamewars and name hijacking aside, XUL has some very interesting 
> features that leave XHTML behind, namely the set of reusable widjets and 
> advanced box model.

That's a statemenent ("leave XHTML behind") that would need more qualification. 
XHTML wasn't designed for applications, it was designed for documents.

> But the best part is about extensibility via XBL. Something like DHTML 
> behaviors but far more efficient, offering creation of custom elements, 
> events, etc. Actually, most widjects are implemented in this way.

Please see: http://www.w3.org/TR/SVG12/#rax . It's an early WD description. Imho 
it's the way forward.

Robin Berjon <robin.berjon@expway.fr>
Research Engineer, Expway        http://expway.fr/
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