On Tue, 2004-03-16 at 17:20, Jason van Zyl wrote:
> On Tue, 2004-03-16 at 16:12, Mark R. Diggory wrote:
> > However, by following a similar line of reasoning you could take for an
> > analogy that IE is the predominate browser on the market, so what ever
> > it defines as a DOM model or CSS implementation would be the standard,
> > but yet, we all know this isn't true.
> I don't think that's a valid analogy as there is a standard for DOM/CSS
> to which MS doesn't conform. In the case of Java repository tools there
> is no standard. Prior to any spec being used the tool used most is
> basically the spec.

historically I'll speculate IE (and its DOM) probably existed before the
w3c spec was established.

> > Well, I would suspect (or at least hope) that Apache would be a driving
> > force behind such an endeavor.
> I would imagine so.
> > -Mark
Mark R. Diggory
Software Developer - VDC Project
Harvard MIT Data Center

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