[whatwg] W3C's Rich Web Client Activity and Web Application W/G

Robin Berjon robin.berjon at expway.fr
Wed Oct 12 23:44:23 PDT 2005

Hi Brad,

Brad Fults wrote:
> I would implore the W3C to officially denounce vapor terms such as
> "DHTML", "Ajax", and "Web 2.0" inside its new WGs. It helps no one
> when vaguely defined marketing buzzwords are used to describe very
> specific technologies and methods, much less in a standards-producing
> environment like the W3C.

I doubt the W3C can do much to legislate language, but I also doubt that 
people in the WG (when formed) will need reminding of that. The terms 
may be used in elevator pitches, but I'd expect that would be about it.

Robin Berjon
   Senior Research Scientist
   Expway, http://expway.com/

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