Alternatives to the W3C

Sean McGrath digitome at
Tue Jan 18 04:00:22 GMT 2000

[Len Bullard]
>The day of the web browser as portable operating system is drawing to a 
Amen. I see an increasing number of innovative Web apps in which
the browser is the "viewer" as distinct from the app that is
doing the real work.

I think it is interesting to ponder why this is so.
My (controversial of course) view on this
is that the Web client-side programming model of an
embedded, sand-boxed, buggy,
antithesis-of-a-text-processing-language has finally
run its course.



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