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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.


#7 All the same

by zero0w

Wednesday April 7th, 2004 12:05 AM

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> Well, XUL/XUI/XAML/UML/WML/etc. it's all the same. Whatever acronym you pick > someone will always complain. Please get over it. The debate is over and the world > has moved on.

I cannot say for sure about W3C standard and such, but to say XUL and XAML are the same, that I am quite sure is confusing. Nor will I see Microsoft will agree with your definition. Microsoft is not about to subscribe to any but its own controlled standard anyway.