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   Re: [xml-dev] Another Microsoft XML patent

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> XAML and XUL are already behind
the curve.

Who/what is setting the curve?

On 6/6/05, Bullard, Claude L (Len) <len.bullard@intergraph.com> wrote:
> MS has been drinking the visualization kool-aid, I see,
> and once again running around the notion that APIs and
> software evolve similar to biological ecologies.  The
> meme that just won't die but ought to..
> The language of the next generation of clients is the
> language of viewpoints.  XAML and XUL are already behind
> the curve.
> len
> From: Michael Champion [mailto:michaelc.champion@gmail.com]
> Perhaps this is the the same sense of "shape" --
> http://c2.com/cgi/wiki?SoftwareHasShape
> 'Software has shape.
> A program or other coherent collection of software (e.g. a framework
> or a class library) is an object (lower case) that exists in a
> multi-dimensional space. We can view that object through any of many
> windows.
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M. David Peterson


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