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Re: WWW2004 XForms Talk Slides by Steven Pemberton Now Online

From: Gerald Bauer <luxorxul@yahoo.ca>
Date: Thu, 27 May 2004 09:40:28 -0400 (EDT)
Message-ID: <20040527134028.16747.qmail@web40804.mail.yahoo.com>
To: www-forms@w3.org
Cc: Mark Seaborne <mseaborne@origoservices.com>

Hello Mark,

> How many browsers directly support Flash, or PDF for
> example?

  Well, my point was that the W3C is supposed to bring
together browser vendors/project and lead the web to
its full potential.

  However, it looks like the W3C is increasingly
irrelevant. If the W3C can't unite the browser
vendors, who can? Why doesn't the W3C lobby harder?
Why doesn't the W3C publish, for example, the
roadmaps/positions of browser vendors such as
Microsoft, Apple, Opera, Mozilla, etc?

  As everybody can see the secret backroom dealing is
getting us nowhere and the rich internet for everyone
will be lost.

> Are web based polls the next big thing? Maybe we
> should run a poll to find out.

  They surely help to find out how popular something
is. And I'm sorry if you can't deal with the results
that tell you that XForms is irrelevant.

  Why not put up your own poll and see if you come to
a different conclusion.

   - Gerald

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Gerald Bauer
Open XUL Alliance - A Rich Internet For Everyone |
http://xul.sourceforge.net  

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