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   Re: [xml-dev] Microsoft Hypes Up XUL As The Greatest Expiriment Since Ad

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elharo@metalab.unc.edu (Elliotte Rusty Harold) writes:
>Hmm. To me it looks like XAML is considerably better designed than 
>XUL. This is very much like the difference between SVG and XSL-FO 
>that I wrote about in Item 11 of Effective XML, Make structure 
>explicit through markup. XUL is using a double syntax with embedded 

Hmm.  I thought Microsoft looked stupid for integrating presentation
information directly with the markup rather than accepting what I see as
a much more manageable CSS-based approach.

Oh well.  Guess they weren't going to please everyone anyway, and it's
obvious from their other formats that they've really never had a clue
what to do with CSS, despite it's having been the original
differentiator between IE and Netscape.


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