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XForms Is All About Politics

From: Gerald Bauer <luxorxul@yahoo.ca>
Date: Wed, 23 Jul 2003 03:56:08 -0400 (EDT)
Message-ID: <20030723075608.8014.qmail@web40805.mail.yahoo.com>
To: www-forms@w3.org

Hi Roman,

> I totally agree with Hemant and Chris.
> This list is supposed to discuss XForms and related
> topics.
> There should be no political discussion or any kind
> of slating 
> in regard to any vendor implementation.

  Well, I'm sorry to tell you that XForms is all about
politics and monopoly abuse. If Microsoft wanted, they
could add XForms to Internet Exploder in less than two
months. It's no big deal. It's just that there's no
money in it for Microsoft or Adobe or IBM or you name
it. The big wigs prefer to sell you their own stuff
instead and lock you in so that they can turn you into
a cash cow.

  Again, if you want to see XForms happen you need to 
cheer on startups because they don't have to fear
about cannibalizing any honey pots.  

  - Gerald

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