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Oleg Dulin wrote:
> And the day when I have to speak with a live person at an online bank
> will be the day I close the account there. If this is their main reason
> for using rich apps then they are going to lose a hell of a lot of
> money. Internet banks should pride themselves on being completely
> automated; there should never be a need to talk to a live person.
Well, Egg is such a terrible online bank that I don't have any issue
with saying so on a large public list. One thing they didn't know a few
years ago was that things like banking should use stable and proven
technology, otherwise bad things happen. Apparently, they still haven't
figured that out.
> In the meantime, I realized that BML in concept is very similar to XAML,
> i.e. each BML tag corresponds to a JavaBean. Why aren't more people
> using it ? More importantly why are people reinventing it in the form of
> XUL engines for Java ?
The set of needs and requirements in this area is vast and has yet to be
fully comprehended. It seems to me only natural that people would
experiment a bit all over the place in different ways (XUL/XBL, RCC,