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Re: Microsoft benefits a lot by loosing (?)

From: Reza Roboubi <reza@requestfinder.com>
Date: Thu, 11 Sep 2003 08:13:54 -0700
Message-ID: <3F609132.F2195769@requestfinder.com>
To: public-web-plugins@w3.org, Thomas Chiverton <thomas.chiverton@bluefinger.com>

Thomas Chiverton wrote:
> On Wednesday 10 Sep 2003 19:18 pm, Reza Roboubi wrote:
> > Unless, the W3C mobilizes it's forces, and _standardizes_ JavaScript
> > into a complete programming language, to be implemented by Mozilla and
> > other compliant browsers.
> EcmaScript is a standard, and I thought Mozilla nee FireBird et al.
> implemented it...

Hi Thomas,

I'm sorry about the way I said it.  I stressed "standard" because it was
important, but the real key phrase is "complete."  You know, just simple
things, like (basic) file and network support.  Also see Richard's post:

Ever played chess on the web before?  Or chatted?  Wouldn't it be
absolutely lovely to be able to offer that to your audience w/o
requiring Java for a change?  And in totally standardized ways?

Regards, Reza.

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