Re: complexity

On Tue, 20 Apr 2004, Christoph [ISO-8859-1] Päper wrote:
> *Ian Hickson*:
>> Any browser that doesn't aim to be an application platform would find
>> itself severely locked out of large parts of the Web.
> If that was true, why isn't there a WAL, a Web Application Language? It might
> be true for intranets, though.

Why indeed.

At the moment most Web-based applications abuse HTML, CSS and the DOM to
quite impressive lengths. See, e.g., for an example of a
quite impressive application delivered using current Web technologies.

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Received on Tuesday, 20 April 2004 10:17:41 UTC