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XML Article At SunWorld Mentions XUL

Saturday September 4th, 1999

XUL gets a mention in the article "Is XML changing the future of Web publishing?" currently online at SunWorld.

Thanks to Joerg Beierle for the news.


#1 OFTOPIC When will proxy support make it in?

by Anon

Sunday September 5th, 1999 6:51 PM

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Just wondering when the support for HTTP proxies will mature?

#2 OFTOPIC When will proxy support make it in?

by MattyT <matty@box.net.au>

Sunday September 5th, 1999 7:37 PM

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I think both back end and front end are due in the M10 period.

#3 OFTOPIC When will proxy support make it in?

by Anon

Monday September 6th, 1999 6:12 PM

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Thank you for this info. I can't wait till I can use Mozilla again for my main browser.

#4 XML

by Pyro

Monday September 6th, 1999 9:20 PM

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Um, didn't the XML standard just get rejected for being too "anti-European" or something? Doesn't that kinda pose problems for Netscape to claim "standards compliance" on XML if there is no standard and won't be for a while? Just food for thought.

#5 No, just one application of XML

by jsaiya <jsaiya@formatdata.com>

Friday September 10th, 1999 9:40 AM

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The Computing Technology Industry Association ( <http://www.comptia.org/> ) has issues with the standard promoted by RosettaNet ( <http://www.rosettanet.org/> ). The RosettaNet standard is just one application of XML--in this case having to do with e-commerce.

The story was reported in the Detroit Free Press here ( <http://www.freep.com/tech/qbnews4.htm> ).

This is CompTIA's press release on the subject ( <http://www.comptia.org/newspr/19990826ec.htm> ).

XML has been a W3C recommendation since February 1998.

Just some condiments for your food for thought. :)

- Jim