Re: integrate a special link

Subject: Re: integrate a special link
From: Duane Nickull <webmaster@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 11 Aug 1999 09:58:25 -0700

This is basically true.  I received an "insight" into the future
direction of Microsoft and XSL and have been told that they are waiting
until XSL stabalizes before any major rewrites of MSIE 5.0+  It would be
pointless to keep changing what is supported with every draft release.  

There are several MS people who regularly read this column.  It would be
nice to have an official reply from them.  Guys???

Duane Nickull

"Hunter, David" wrote:
> I get the impression that Microsoft is very committed to complying with the
> XML/XSL standards, BUT, they aren't interested in releasing beta releases of
> MSXML with every XSL draft.  They would rather wait until XSL becomes
> finalized, and then release a version which complies with the standard 100%.
> I think we can all bank on them having Microsoft-specific extensions built
> in, but I also think that they will be totally compatible with the standard
> as written.
> I have no Microsoft "inside sources", so this is all just conjecture, but I

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