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Re: New Working Draft : BECSS

From: Daniel Glazman <Daniel.Glazman@der.edfgdf.fr>
Date: Thu, 21 Oct 1999 09:33:20 +0200 (MET DST)
Message-Id: <199910210733.JAA15065@cli51ak.der.edf.fr>
To: jelks@jelks.nu
Cc: www-style@w3.org

> I believe the comparison is to the HTC stuff, not the selector mechanisms or the
> event-handlers-in-css.
> That is, the comparison was that both HTC and ECMA-290 describe components as
> objects with properties, methods, and events, but "wrapped" in Markup.
> For that matter, HTC also resembles early prototypes of Microsoft's Windows
> Script Components (WSC), but without any of the latter's refinements -- I didn't
> see discernable differences between the HTC stuff introduced with IE5 beta 1 and
> the incarnation found in BECSS (it's certainly not pretty or elegant at this
> stage, IMO).

Excellent comments. Quite nothing to add to that diagnosis. Take a
look at [1].

[1] http://www.ecma.ch/memento/tc39.htm

</Daniel feeling="don't even ask...">
Received on Thursday, 21 October 1999 03:34:23 UTC

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