Fraser Goffin wrote: > As Mike says there are a number of successful 'server-side' > implementations in use (we use one in an industry portal), but IMO it is > unlikely to gain much traction client-side (can't see MS supporting it > since they have their own solution to this and IE usage remains 90%+ > commercially). > As I've said before, that's irrelevant. If there's a good, free client side implementation that is better than the alternatives for developing web apps, some intranets will use it. It can grow from there to take over the market. This has happened before. This is *exactly* how IE and AJAX got into the position they're in today. Of course, this only works if there actually is a good client side implementation bundled with a browser that lets developers do things they can't easily do today with alternative technologies. -- ï»¿Elliotte Rusty Harold elharo@m... XML in a Nutshell 3rd Edition Just Published! http://www.cafeconleche.org/books/xian3/ http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0596007647/cafeaulaitA/ref=nosim
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