Re: [Wash Post] The WAP backlash continues...

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Date: Fri Sep 15 2000 - 10:31:58 PDT

But don't you think that content will get pushed into XML and HTML will be
generated from XML?

That way, all you need to do is create content in XML and build XSL's on the
top of it to spit out HTML, WML, or whatever.... (I know this is really
obvious and I'm probably missing something...)

----- Original Message -----
From: "B.K. DeLong" <>
To: <>
Sent: Friday, September 15, 2000 8:34 AM
Subject: Re: [Wash Post] The WAP backlash continues...

> At 07:34 AM 9/15/2000 -0700, you wrote:
> >What was once a radical position is now conventional wisdom. BTW, Rohit
> >seems to love his new Nokia 8260. Why the heck did he put up with that
> >piece of junk Nextel for so long? Oh yeah, they lock you into a number
> >and you're stuck with it unless you're willing to endure the pain of a
> >migration. Rohit's new cell number FYI is 206-465-4936. Don't call him
> >right now, though, he's sleeping after a long night of debugging... :)
> I still remember attending an XML DevCon and being a "plant" in the
> audience asking questions like "What do you think about Web developers
> having to author pages in HTML (XHTML) and then another in WML?" or
> WAP a business model" and my favorite "Do you see WAP being merged into
> HTTP and WML becoming an XHTML extension?" I think I asked some of the
> questions at WWW9 as well.
> --
> B.K. DeLong
> Research Lead
> ZOT Group
> 617.542.5335 ext. 204

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