RE: Imprimaturs - W3C and ISO
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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