Full Article Attached Mozilla Looking to Forge Alliances with GNOME and Other Open Source Projects to Combat Longhorn

Tuesday April 6th, 2004

jgraham writes: "Brendan Eich has written an interesting post to the netscape.public.mozilla.seamonkey newsgroup outlining some of the plans being made to ensure that Mozilla technology remains useful and relevant in the future. Brendan sees Mozilla developing into an open cross-platform alternative to forthcoming Microsoft technologies such as XAML and is looking to collaborate with other open-source projects to make this happen." The GNOME project is mentioned explicitly. Brendan's message is part of a longer thread about the goals of

#17 Re: XAML is Just A Code Name It's Not A Trademark

by mvl

Wednesday April 7th, 2004 2:31 AM

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> Any comments? Yes. I noticed that for some reason, all those projects use another name. None of them is called xul. because the are no xul. Xul is what mozilla uses. The rest are random xml things that happen to create an ui, just like xul does. Why is the name XUL so special it is a genric term? I mean, it is not the most obvious abbrevation of Extended Markup Language User Interface Language. Anyway, why am I writing this? You are ignoring it anyway.