Re: XAML vs XUL [was: What is XAML? A technique? A language?Bo
At a high level, isn't XAML simply the Microsoft equivalent of Mozilla's XUL, an XML-based language to describe ("declare") user interfaces, or are there other things that XUL does not have ? Advantages I see (of both): the development of "smart clients" (between dumb clients of the browser era and heavy clients of the C/S era), which have the benefits of easy deployment (the application can be downloaded like an HTML page), but with the advantage of less roundtrips to the server and hence more interactivity and responsiveness. In a nutshell, a way to move CPU back to the client (Windows). Guillaume Gerald Bauer wrote: >Hello, > > > >>It seems you have confused Avalon & XAML. Nowwhere >>in the doc do you link to do I see that list called >>the "XAML tag reference". I do however see a mention >>of "the list of 'Avalon' elements that can be used >>in XAML". >> >> > > It seems you're in denial. If a list of XAML tags >is not a "XAML tag reference" than please let us know >what you call it. > > Also allow me to quote some descriptions from the >XAML tag reference: > > * Table - Table is used to display complex data in >tabular form using "XAML". > > * Pane - Provides a way to define window properties >in "XAML" without launching a new window. > > * and so on > > > Finally, allow me to highlight some descriptions >that show that XAML is clearly targeted as an HTML >alternative: > > * Paragraph - Implements a block-level element used >to render text in a paragraph. Rendering behavior is >analagous to that of the paragraph element in HTML. > > * Note - Implements a Note element, which is >analagous to the BLOCKQUOTE Element in HTML. > > * and so on > > - Gerald > >----------------------- >Gerald Bauer >Rich Client Conference (RichCon) 2005 - >http://richcon.com >XUL News Wire - http://xulnews.com >XUL Alliance - http://xulalliance.org > >______________________________________________________________________ >Post your free ad now! http://personals.yahoo.ca > >----------------------------------------------------------------- >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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