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.
#23 XUL/XAML For KDE and Gnome Is Here Today
Wednesday May 26th, 2004 2:12 PM
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> Eventually you will see an XML based toolkit/framework come to KDE and Gnome for application development; it is just a matter of time...
You're right. It's already here and it's called MyXAML. See <http://www.myxaml.com> for details. If you don't see the connection with Gnome and KDE may I add that MyXAML runs on Mono and you can use Qt# and GTK#, for example.
I've also written up an interview with the MyXAML mastermind Marc Clifton, see <http://xul.sourceforge.net/interviews.html> for details if anyone wants to find out more about MyXAML.