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Re: Amaya bombs out in Win95

From: Scott Davis <scott.davis@dsto.defence.gov.au>
Date: Wed, 30 Sep 1998 08:37:44 +0930 (CST)
To: Henrik Frystyk Nielsen <frystyk@w3.org>
Cc: www-amaya@w3.org
Message-ID: <Roam.SIMC.2.0.6.907110464.16031.sbd@itd3.dsto.defence.gov.au>
Henrik Frystyk Nielsen, W3C wrote:
> Dr Jacques Steyn wrote in message ...
> 
> >BTW I agree with Mario Alves that Amaya should focus on being a browser
> >-- and a proper one. Forget about your authoring service.
> 
> The notion that "everybody can be a publisher" is fundamental to the Web
> and has been there from day one: Tim Berners-Lee's first NextStep browser
> was also a GUI editor. I agree with you that Web apps should be fast but
> what we can show with the latest Amaya is that by using an optimized HTTP
> protocol stack, editors don't have to be slow nor do they have to break
> the "browsing" mode of users.
> 
> Henrik Frystyk Nielsen, W3C

I agree.

Amaya should focus on continuing to be the best cross-platform multi-view
editor available. Improvements to the browsing would be nice, but there are
more good browsers than good editors to choose from at the moment.

Scott Davis

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