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RE: NetScape/IE

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Fri, 3 Aug 2001 12:42:21 +0200
To: "Sebastian Schnitzenbaumer" <schnitz@mozquito.com>, "Bjoern Hoehrmann" <derhoermi@gmx.net>, "Jilani, Rashid" <rashid.jilani@sap.com>
Cc: <www-forms@w3.org>
Message-ID: <JIEGINCHMLABHJBIGKBCEENBCMAA.julian.reschke@gmx.de>

> From: www-forms-request@w3.org [mailto:www-forms-request@w3.org]On
> Behalf Of Sebastian Schnitzenbaumer
> Sent: Friday, August 03, 2001 12:18 PM
> To: Bjoern Hoehrmann; Jilani, Rashid
> Cc: www-forms@w3.org
> Subject: RE: NetScape/IE
> ...
> XSLT, for example, took off quite well
> without Microsoft and Netscape ever
> implementing it in the browser. So can we all
> stop judging important standards and technologies
> based on Microsoft's interests and strategies
> for a moment?

The XSLT rec was published late in 1999. At that point of time, IE5 had been
shipping with preliminary XSL support for over half a year, and Microsoft
released a conformant XSLT engine (in several upgrade steps) between January
2000 and summer 2000.

I wouldn't call that "without implementing it in the browser".
Received on Friday, 3 August 2001 06:42:54 GMT

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