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Re: Transformation services - interface design

From: Jim Marshallsea <pacman72@hotmail.com>
Date: Tue, 13 Apr 1999 08:21:03 -0400 (EDT)
Message-ID: <19990413122051.20212.qmail@hotmail.com>
To: Ben@Wiesbaden.Netsurf.de, www-talk@w3.org


>Hi,
>
>Mozilla will include an open interface for "Transformation 
services". Wouldn't it make sense to standardize the interface, so 
that all browsers on all platforms have the same interface and can 
use the same "plugins"?
>
I suppose so :)

>The interface in Mozilla can be implemented as needed - so you have 
competely freedom.
>The only main restriction is that the browser knows the installed 
plugins to make it possible for the plugins-preferences dialog box to 
provide an up-to-date list of available plugins.
>
>It would be nice, if the same binary could be used for all browsers 
on one platform to support new browsers.
>
>Any ideas?
>
I thought that Java was intended for this purpose?

later...

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