Re: Imprimaturs - W3C and ISO
here, here... rick Bullard, Claude L (Len) wrote: >The fun of developing in a system that didn't rely on >multiple languages, the modal dialogs were modal, >the statefulness was manageable, the security was >secure, a stylesheet was applied to a document not >a form, hyperlinks were old fashioned and only >used for TOCs and inverted indexes in the composition >engine, complexity was used to describe income >tax forms, we could buy a system from a vendor >that supported it for ten years, if you could master >the main function, the rest was easy, SQL was a novel >but useful toy, a path expression didn't look like >it derived its syntax from subway grafitti... > >... "with the sun sinking down, in the fields I see, >that mule, ol' Rivers and me." > >At 50, it always looks better in the rearview mirror. :-) > >len > > >From: Michael Champion [mailto:michaelc.champion@g...] > >On Mon, 1 Nov 2004 15:52:54 -0600, Bullard, Claude L (Len) ><len.bullard@i...> wrote: > > >>7) To know that a better universe existed, you have >>to be old enough to remember it. For the web, that >>means you have to be at least 50 years old. That >>means you are in a distinct minority among active >>developers. >> >> > >Foolishlly taking the bait :-) OK, I'm over 50, and I don't remember >any better universe. What are you referring to? > >----------------------------------------------------------------- >The xml-dev list is sponsored by XML.org <http://www.xml.org>, an >initiative of OASIS <http://www.oasis-open.org> > >The list archives are at http://lists.xml.org/archives/xml-dev/ > >To subscribe or unsubscribe from this list use the subscription >manager: <http://www.oasis-open.org/mlmanage/index.php> > > >
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