[whatwg] Suggested changes to Web Forms 2.0, 2004-07-01 working

Jim Ley jim.ley at gmail.com
Thu Aug 19 05:27:34 PDT 2004

On Thu, 19 Aug 2004 07:59:04 -0400, Matthew Raymond
<mattraymond at earthlink.net> wrote:
> but it robs the markup of any semantic meaning, since
> <object> refers to objects external to HTML.

Such as WHAT WG stuff?

>    I don't care how many programmers they hire, it's not in their best
> interests to make web apps more viable, 

Sure it is, that's how they won the browser war, web-apps weren't
viable on other browser platforms, now they are though, this means IE
to keep its dominant position has to improve.  That pretty much looks
to me what they're doing.

> nor have they stated that they
> will improve IE in any way that would make web apps more viable.

No, lots of companies don't make premature announcements, it helps
manage expectations.


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