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Re: on the future: was: Re: forms problem

From: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
Date: Fri, 18 Jan 2002 08:04:18 +0000 (GMT)
Message-Id: <200201180804.g0I84IL00903@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
> So you're saying all the deprecated portions of HTML (deprecated because
> they were bad ideas, from all sorts of perspectives, are suddenly okay if
> done in scripting?  An enviroment where there's no evaluation and repair

Not at all.  However, the fact of life is that a lot of scripting is
used to bypass deliberate limitations in HTML imposed for the public 
good.

Also, most designers think that HTML is anything that controls the
behaviour of IE5 (up to and including Flash, judging by off topic
questions on www-html) in their thin client applications.  A few can
distinguish HTML from JavaScript, even fewer make the ECMAScript/
object model distinction.  Even fewer make the Browser Object Model/
Document Object Model distinction, or the standardised/proprietory 
distinction.
Received on Friday, 18 January 2002 17:03:58 GMT

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