Re: Formatting Objects considered harmful
Guy wrote: > And why shouldn't I create a semantic firewall if there is a business case > for it? The semantics of a lot of companies happen to be worth an awful lot > of money, in many cases more than the data itself, and represent large > investment of capital and time on the part of information scientists.... > why should you get this for free? As a business case, your arguments make a lot of sense. That's one reason why I don't understand how some people can claim XFO will never be used on the web. > As a side question, what's Opera Softwares plans if you don't mind me > asking, for it's rendering engine? Do you forsee a future for Opera post > HTML? I think HTML will outlast myself. Along the way, other formats will join. I'm currently playing with an internal version of Opera that does XML+CSS and namespaces. This was easy due to the availabilty of freely embedable XML parsers (we're using James' Expat) and Opera's flexible rendering engine. -h&kon Håkon Wium Lie http://www.operasoftware.com/people/howcome howcome@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx simply a better browser XSL-List info and archive: http://www.mulberrytech.com/xsl/xsl-list
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