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On Sun, 2006-07-23 at 10:37 +0100, peter murray-rust wrote:
> We have been continually destroyed and undermined by the browser
> manufacturers - including Firefox - which have failed to give us any
> stability on the client side. We have built many systems including
> upgrade" stop them working.
This is true.
> My question to the list is "Can this list DO something - not talk,
> but DO - that will create a technology and culture for increasing
> real XML over the web." Can we identify enough existing lightweight
> technology that could be combined and promoted to act as a
> non-browser-based solution?
> Those who weren't around in 1998 - when SAX was developed on this
> list - might like to know that David Megginson led a communal
> activity with 100 participants and the spec was developed in a month.
> This project will be harder, but not, I believe, impossible. I
> believe all the components are there, that it can be tied to the REST
For me the whole tone of this mailing list has suddenly changed. Every
year I seem to come along and clang walking sticks with the other
geriatrics and get repelled. I lose the arguments but things in my own
mind things get more clarified. Off I go back to the real world -
charged up again.
Of course, I'm sure that with your skill-set and influence, you would be
able to pull off anything that you set your mind to and convince
whatever parties you see beneficial to come to the table.