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   Re: [xml-dev] Why I Like Longhorn and XAML

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> Unfortunately, projects like Avalon coupled with Microsoft's pulling the
> plug on Internet Explorer strike me as being precisely about forcing
> choices to serve their interests, and that qualifies as shameful.

Certainly, some percentage of those in thralldom will get dragged along
(err) by the horns.  But I'm more optimistic, and I don't think the CxO
office is going to easily let their developers go whole-hog back down the
"fat client" chute.  Shrink-wrap software that can carry its own baggage
won't be limited; they'll just depend on making sure all their customers
have upgraded with enough silage so that their fat clients have a place to

Enough analogies. :)

Sell your stock.  Longhorn is going to seriously bring down the value
of that little software company in the US northwest.
Rich Salz                  Chief Security Architect
DataPower Technology       http://www.datapower.com
XS40 XML Security Gateway  http://www.datapower.com/products/xs40.html
XML Security Overview      http://www.datapower.com/xmldev/xmlsecurity.html


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