Re: FW: W3C and WAP Forum Establish "Formal Liaison Relationship"

=?iso-8859-1?Q?H=E5kon?= Wium Lie (
Thu, 9 Dec 1999 14:48:52 +0100 (Romance Standard Time)

Also sprach Jim Whitehead:

> Since there is large overlap in membership between WAP Forum and W3C=
, W3C
> really didn't have a choice here, and perhaps bowing to the inevitab=
> rather than forcing vendors to take sides in a technical battle they=
> rather not fight, is a wise political choice. Still, adding all tho=
se WML
> registers into XHTML, adding execution state to a, to date, stateles=
> specification, doesn't seem like a good long-term technical decision=

I agree and I think W3C is aware of it. I'd be surprised if the
additions fo XHTML amount to more that a CARD element or two --
perhaps even camouflaged as a DIV.


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