Alternatives to the W3C

Len Bullard cbullard at
Thu Jan 20 04:29:42 GMT 2000

Ann Navarro wrote:

> There's nothing in IE 5 functionality that is so compelling to *content*
> that it should be "required" to use.

> Your conclusions are highly debatable.

But the barriers aren't artificial.  Reliability is why Dave wants 
that to happen.  Remove the need to write for multiple frameworks, 
and the reliability goes up.   Reliability numbers are a 
characteristic of the component.

Most of us think about books still and XML does that fine.  
Some of us now have to think about execution models for 
real time entertainment applications.  In a real time 
system, the execution model is the dominant characteristic 
of the specified contract.  Behavioral fidelity.


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