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From Torsten Curdt <>
Subject Re: XWT
Date Sat, 13 Apr 2002 14:08:58 GMT
Andrew, it's not *my* thinking that needs to change but our *customers* 
thinking...'s the chicken-egg problem again... if a plugin would come with 
both IE and NS
they might see it differently. But until that... most of them just don't 
want any
plugin the user needs to install... applets are bad in enough (in 
*their* opinion)

Sad - but that's the real world...

>Change your thinking a bit.  What if someone wrote a plugin for mozilla
>and they actually shipped it with the browser... that might make it a
>little more appealing.
>On Fri, 2002-04-12 at 07:19, Torsten Curdt wrote:
>>Ugo Cei wrote:
>>>I just stumbled upon XWT yesterday. This guy managed to develop a 
>>>client-side, XML-based, XML-RPC/SOAP-using technology for web GUIs that 
>>>looks like it could blow applets and XUL out of the water. Being 
>>>XML-based it could be very well integrated with Cocoon on the server 
>>>side. If you are interested, follow the link from my weblog:
>>geez... this is amazing! but this completely orthogonal to the HTML 
>>interface. I don't know if could sell such an approach to our clients.
>>I'm sure most of them want to stick with HTML :( because nothing else 
>>but a browser is needed...
>>Thanks for the link...

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