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RE: Imprimaturs - W3C and ISO


imprimaturs
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?

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