RE: Inside Redhell: Microsoft XAML Blogger Round-Up
bob@w... (Bob Wyman) writes: >Simon St.Laurent wrote: >> The advent of the World Wide Web posed several challenges >> for designers. ... However, when pages were viewed using >> the World Wide Web, it was impossible to predict the size >> of the window in which the document would be viewed > I get awful tired of people suggesting that the Web was the >first time problem "X" appeared or that the "web solution" is somehow >different from stuff we did years earlier. Just to clarify, the Longhorn documentation folks at MSFT wrote that... I didn't. All I was doing was pointing out a case in which MSFT seemed to make it very clear that they are in fact competing with HTML and CSS. For a followup, here's part of the para that followed the original quote: ------------------------- The adaptive-flow-format calculations are optimized for best readability and faithful design rendering, in that order. As a result, the design specifications given to the AdaptiveMetricsContext are more flexible than the specifications that many designers are used to providing in HTML or CSS. ------------------------- -- Simon St.Laurent Ring around the content, a pocket full of brackets Errors, errors, all fall down! http://simonstl.com -- http://monasticxml.org
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