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

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dareo@microsoft.com (Dare Obasanjo) writes:
>HTML is an appropriate mechanism for
>building client applications. Then again, Tim Bray keeps claiming as
>much so that may actually be your argument as ludicrous as it may 

Yeah, Dare, a lot of people find that outright ordinary.  Heck, even
obvious.  And if certain companies would get around to supporting HTML,
CSS, SVG, and heck, maybe even XForms, that'd be a lot easier for a lot
of people than chaining themselves to Microsoft via XAML.

>As Len has already pointed out, it is interesting to note that when
>the Mozilla folks come up with XUL it is innovative use of XML but
>when Microsoft does something similar it is "Replace & Defend" or
>whatever is the new anti-Microsoft buzzphrase. 

XUL's not nearly as all-encompassing, and yes, I have doubts about that
too, if smaller ones.  Nor does Mozilla have the same kind of corporate

Simon St.Laurent
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