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 mozilla.org.
#36 Re: XUL vs XAML...
Wednesday April 7th, 2004 11:05 AM
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Well, better to have incompatible code, than code whose evolution and syntax is dictated by Microsoft (apparantly very badly, by the way, see the recent entry on the myxaml homepage). And better to have 2 major XML UI formats than 10.