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Re: XForms and Web Forms 2.0

From: Elliotte Harold <elharo@metalab.unc.edu>
Date: Tue, 05 Sep 2006 10:24:40 -0400
Message-ID: <44FD88A8.9010007@metalab.unc.edu>
To: Dharmesh Mistry <Dharmesh.Mistry@edgeipk.com>
CC: Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>, Steven Pemberton <steven.pemberton@cwi.nl>, www-forms@w3.org

Dharmesh Mistry wrote:

> I agree with Mark Birbeck, however taking a pure technology route we all 
> know that BetaMax was better than VHS, but VHS won the standards war.

We may all know that, but that doesn't make it true. VHS won because it 
was better along the axis that consumers cared about more: recording 
time. BetaMax was superior along an axis that consumers cared about much 
less: picture quality. See 

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