From: Christopher John Fynn (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sun Jun 15 2003 - 07:26:40 EDT
"Carl W. Brown" <email@example.com> wrote:
> To: "Michael (michka) Kaplan" <firstname.lastname@example.org>;
> > This is an equal opportunity forum intended for discussion
> > relative to Unicode, an industrial consortium that includes
> > others) the companies you are talking about. Excessive
anti-ANYONE talk is
> > really not productive.
> I disagree with Philippe's message in that I think that it is
> Microsoft's determination to follow the idea that browsers are
> applications but part of the OS. This means that IE can
become more Windows
> specific. The Unicode aspects are that if browsers are
extensions of the OS
> that how will browsers perform that are build on non-Unicode
But surely Mac OSX has been designed to support Unicode ??
How much longer will we need browsers to run in operating
environments that are non-Unicode based?
> Let us hope that this drop of support will result in a browser
> specifically designed to provide good Unicode support on a
> rather than adding Unicode support to a piece of code that was
> an OS with integrated Unicode support.
> Browsers have become a critical par of even transitional
> developers have chosen to use browsers even for locale
> it can solved many i18n and Unicode support issues if the
browsers have good
Since MS Office 20003 seems to be heavily based on XML,
it looks to me like end user applications are in effect becoming
specialised XML browsers / editors.
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