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[whatwg] Suggested changes to Web Forms 2.0, 2004-07-01 working

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 17 Aug 2004 16:07:35 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.61.0408171605510.16813@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Wed, 14 Jul 2004, Jim Ley wrote:
> 
> So you wish to specifically exclude the plug-in approach, why do you
> wish to do this?

In the opinion of Mozilla and Opera:

| Any solution that cannot be used with the current high-market-share user 
| agent without the need for binary plug-ins is highly unlikely to be 
| successful.
 -- http://www.w3.org/2004/04/webapps-cdf-ws/papers/opera.html


> In any case, whether plug-ins are relevant or not to the approach, it 
> doesn't invalidate the point I was making.  The argument against OBJECT 
> so far relies on a particular DOM issue in a particular environment 
> against an assumption of a particular style of script support, that 
> should not be sufficient reason to reject it.

It is sufficient.

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