Re: Alternatives to the W3C
Sean McGrath wrote: > > Amen. I see an increasing number of innovative Web apps in which > the browser is the "viewer" as distinct from the app that is > doing the real work. > > I think it is interesting to ponder why this is so. > My (controversial of course) view on this > is that the Web client-side programming model of an > embedded, sand-boxed, buggy, > antithesis-of-a-text-processing-language has finally > run its course. Architecturally, it doesn't always make sense to make HTML the outer language layer or have a web browser be the framework. http and other transports should be just services available to any app. The document centric/flow object model isn't the only way to do this. Sometimes it makes sense; in other cases, it is just baggage. len xml-dev: A list for W3C XML Developers. To post, mailto:xml-dev@i... Archived as: http://www.lists.ic.ac.uk/hypermail/xml-dev/ or CD-ROM/ISBN 981-02-3594-1 Please note: New list subscriptions now closed in preparation for transfer to OASIS.
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