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Mozilla Foundation and Opera Software Describe Joint Vision for Web Application Framework

Tuesday May 25th, 2004

The Mozilla Foundation and Opera Software have published a paper outlining their vision for Web applications. The paper, submitted in preparation for next week's W3C Workshop on Web Applications and Compound Documents, describes a device-independent Web application framework based on HTML and backwards-compatible with existing Web content. The two organisations are keen to get parts of this framework in place soon to prevent a single-vendor solution (see Microsoft's position paper) becoming dominant. Co-author Ian "Hixie" Hickson's provides more insight in a recent weblog post on the matter.


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by chrisc

Wednesday May 26th, 2004 10:10 AM

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Ah, we;l that does sound a bit drastic. SVG 1.0 was enough for me. Perhaps they were just bored - they should be reassigned to spec-ing something else instead, let them spend years working on the database layer that should sort them out..