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[whatwg] about rich internat applications

From: Preston <webmaster@aparadine.com>
Date: Tue, 8 Jun 2004 02:54:40 -0700
Message-ID: <20040608025440.799858f8.webmaster@aparadine.com>

> One possibility might be to transform the web app specs on the serverside 
> into something that IE 6 can run, rather than attempt to create an 
> emulation layer on the client side, which could be buggy and slow.  We 
> could release opensource modules that do this for many of the popular 
> server side systems, such as a set of JSP taglibs for JSP, tags for PHP, 
> etc.  We could also release a good set of unit tests to ensure that what is 
> generated is consistent across the different implementations.

The difference between getting browser support and getting httpd support is this: If one httpd supports it, all browsers can support it. But if it is browser side, you must have all the browsers supporting it for it to be better. Extensions from other languages, such as PHP, would be a nice change.
Received on Tuesday, 8 June 2004 02:54:40 UTC

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