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Scope (was: [whatwg] Why not JavaScript?)

From: Didier PH Martin <martind@netfolder.com>
Date: Thu, 10 Jun 2004 08:33:39 -0400
Message-ID: <000001c44ee7$28b6b150$c801a8c0@DIDIERHOME>
Hi Ian,

> | What are "Web Applications"?
> |
> | The term "Web Application" in this context refers to applications
> | accessed over the World Wide Web by using a Web browser. This group is
> | not attempting to describe APIs for writing high-end sophisticated
> | programs such as office productivity suites, graphics manipulation
> | packages, or 3D games.
> |
> | Some of the most famous examples of Web applications currently deployed
> | are eBay and Amazon.
> 

So applications like we saw in 1999 and created by Blox (a spreadsheet and a
slide creator a la powerpoint) are out of scope if I understand well. Idem
for an application like the webtop or the editor I posted a bit earlier. 

Cheers
Didier PH Martin
Received on Thursday, 10 June 2004 05:33:39 UTC

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