Alternatives to the W3C

Len Bullard cbullard at
Wed Jan 19 20:01:48 GMT 2000

Dave Winer wrote:
> The challenge is to find ways to intimately connect the browser with desktop
> apps, if we want the user experience to evolve beyond what browsers can do.
> That's why Microsoft's decision to bake the browser into the OS was such a
> good one. It's been so hard to get Apple to follow suit.

Because Apple already understands this.  What will be more interesting 
and useful is when it doesn't matter if I work in the apple or wintel 
frameworks.  As content is integrated with code, the costs skyrocket.  
So, how intimate a connection can your customers afford and do they 
realize the long terms costs?


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