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FW: IE4.0 and W3C Standards




> An article was recently written by CRN (Computer Reseller News) that
> incorrectly stated that Microsoft is working on a proprietary superset
> of HTML 3.2 that will ship in Internet Explorer 4.0. This article is
> WRONG.  Microsoft is NOT defining any new HTML or CSS features that
> are not being discussed in coordination with the W3C. Dynamic HTML is
> a cross-platform object model available to scripts that accurately
> represents a HTML and CSS document according to those standards.  The
> API used by Dynamic HTML is being reviewed and discussed within the
> document object model working group of the W3C.  
> 
> All new features being introduced in Internet Explorer 4.0 are under
> discussion with the W3C. Dynamic HTML is Microsoft's IMPLEMENTATION of
> W3C's emerging work.  For example, Internet Explorer 4.0 will support
> the recently released forms working draft and CSS Positioning working
> draft. 
> 
> I am Microsoft's representative on the HTML, CSS, and Document Object
> Model working groups.
> 
> Scott Isaacs
> scotti@microsoft.com
> 


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