Scope (was: [whatwg] Why not JavaScript?)

Didier PH Martin martind at
Thu Jun 10 05:33:39 PDT 2004

Hi Ian,

> | What are "Web Applications"?
> |
> | The term "Web Application" in this context refers to applications
> | accessed over the World Wide Web by using a Web browser. This group is
> | not attempting to describe APIs for writing high-end sophisticated
> | programs such as office productivity suites, graphics manipulation
> | packages, or 3D games.
> |
> | Some of the most famous examples of Web applications currently deployed
> | are eBay and Amazon.

So applications like we saw in 1999 and created by Blox (a spreadsheet and a
slide creator a la powerpoint) are out of scope if I understand well. Idem
for an application like the webtop or the editor I posted a bit earlier. 

Didier PH Martin

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