RE: The relentless march of abstraction (fwd)
> >I think that client-side XML failed simply because it didn't fill a > >big enough real need (HTML 4 is close enough) > > I have a problem with your verb tense. The web is still too slow. > Fatter pipes aren't going to help. The only way to make it fast > is to do some of the work on the (severely underemployed, these > days) client, and the only way to do that is to send some useful > data there to get chewed on. So I think client-side XML just > hasn't got going yet. To say it had failed, it would be > necessary for it to have been tried. -Tim I am with Tim here. Client-side XML has not failed. It will rise again when next generation of browsers start to surface, client-side XML will play a key role. I am not talking about some future version of IE or Navigator. Best, Don
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