MSXML for Java Questions

David Brownell david-b at
Thu Sep 9 21:54:45 BST 1999

Erik James Freed wrote:
> Good points Dave. I used to be very happy with MS for being so aggressive
> with XML and XSL
> with their IE5 product. I was naive enough to not think through the rather
> obvious fact that once it was out, there was not a lot of pressure to
> keep up. The phrase 'de facto' is the operative one. Our company just
> ignores the capabilities of IE5 ...

That is, you're working to prevent the IE5 "versions" of the
specs from becoming the "de facto" standards ... Applause!  :-)

- Dave

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