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Re: IE4.0 and W3C Standards -Reply

From: David Perrell <davidp@earthlink.net>
Date: Wed, 5 Mar 1997 18:26:10 -0800
Message-Id: <199703060225.SAA12771@norway.it.earthlink.net>
To: "Mary Morris" <marym@Finesse.COM>, <www-style@w3.org>, <www-talk@w3.org>

Mary Morris wrote:
> Active-X expects users to decide their own security level via
accepting
> or rejecting certificates from often unknown parties. This is poor
> security and fails to allow the user to modularly select the type of 
> access to grant to foreign items. The model of the Internet is
modular
> control - not all or nothing.

Certified ActiveX components are an annoyance. And what happens to all
the components that get installed after long downloads and are then
only used once or twice? It seems that every time Microsoft revises
their developer site new components are required to navigate it
conveniently.

David Perrell
Received on Wednesday, 5 March 1997 21:27:40 GMT

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