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

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

by ccurtis

Wednesday April 7th, 2004 7:41 PM

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> Please not that XAML is just a code name. It's not a Microsoft trademark. [...] Also note that XAML initally stood for eXtensible Avalon Markup Language and now stands for eXtensible Application Markup Language or XML Application Markup Language and is a generic term like XML UI Language (XUL).

... and all this time I thought "windows" was a generic term, too.