Alternatives to the W3C (was Re: Alternatives to the W3C)

Simon St.Laurent simonstl at
Sun Jan 23 13:17:16 GMT 2000

At 11:10 AM 1/22/00 -0800, Tim Bray wrote:
>On top of which, if you combine XML & CSS you seem to lose access to
>the DOM. And why would I bother sending XML to a browser if I
>didn't plan to do something other than display it once it got there;
>and how can I do anything if the DOM isn't there?  Case closed.
>If anyone has actually managed to get the DOM working in the 
>XML+CSS environment, please let us know how. -Tim

That plus support for simple XLinks is about the minimum needed for
building Web sites.  IE 5.0 will let you read XML+CSS; it won't let you
surf it.  

(I could try its bizarrely broken html: pseudo-namespace, but let's not
even go there.)

Simon St.Laurent
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