RE: XML/XSL on the client for dynamic UI

Subject: RE: XML/XSL on the client for dynamic UI
From: "Hunter, David" <dhunter@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 26 Oct 1999 11:08:28 -0400
From: Terris [mailto:terris@xxxxxxxxxx]
Sent: Tuesday, October 26, 1999 9:56 AM
> If your objective is to support multiple
> browsers, then you have to generate
> HTML on the server.  There is no
> other way.  Mozilla does not support
> data islands, DSOs, XML, or XSL, and might
> not ever.  Or, it might soon but nobody
> is upgrading their Mozilla browsers because
> Netscape no longer exists and it
> remains to be seen whether AOL wants
> to compete in the browser space
> (not likely).

Not necessarily.  "Data Island" doesn't have to mean an <xml/> tag in your
HTML the way it does in IE5.  You can always have an XML Parser/DOM Java
applet on your page, and in DHTML load XML from the server into that applet.
Then you get the same effect as a Data Island, with browser independence.

David Hunter

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