Mozilla Wins XUL Motor of the Year 2003 Award

Saturday January 3rd, 2004

Gerald Bauer writes: "The Richmond Post — a news blog chronicling the XUL Revolution — announced the winners of the XUL Motor of the Year 2003 award today [Friday]. Mozilla leads the pack with 98 votes (31%) followed by two Java XUL motors (Swix and Thinlet) and a Flash XUL motor (Zulu)."

Given that Mozilla is the only "XUL motor" on the award shortlist to actually support the XUL specification, it is hard to see how anything else could have won. Unless of course you use 'XUL' to mean any XML-based declaritive markup language, in which case you probably also use 'Java' to refer to any object-oriented programming language and 'English' to describe any language that uses the Latin alphabet.

#7 Re: Let's all promote XUL together

by jgraham

Saturday January 3rd, 2004 2:48 PM

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The point of the Richmond Post poll and the XML Interface Description language Motor of the Year 2003 award is to promote XML based interface description languages. As you stated pretty much nobody cares about XML based interfaces and that is reflected in the low voter turn out. An XML based description language, coupled with appropriate bindings, has great potential to create a rich internet for everyone. However, it won't happen anytime soon unless the idea finds some backers that start to promote it.

That wasn't had, was it?