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From Nicola Ken Barozzi <>
Subject Re: [FYI] Longhorn presentation layer codenamed "Avalon"
Date Tue, 25 Nov 2003 17:13:36 GMT
Berin Loritsch wrote:
> Stefano Mazzocchi wrote:
>> a "presentation layer" called Avalon that uses XML as the basis? 
>> prepare for some nasty confusion :-/
> The best we can do is make the Avalon
> brand be Apache Avalon, and make it clear that the cheap knock-off at
> Microsoft is in no way endorsed by Apache :/.

IMHO the worst thing about it is not the name.

They are recreating XUL with their vocabulary, but worst of all, they 
are going to use a superset of SVG for drawing!

Embrace-extend-kill :-(

Nicola Ken Barozzi         
             - verba volant, scripta manent -
    (discussions get forgotten, just code remains)

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