This might amuse (I hope)

Liam Proven lproven at
Sat Jan 22 14:16:19 UTC 2011

On Sat, Jan 22, 2011 at 2:03 PM, David Gerard <dgerard at> wrote:
> On 22 January 2011 13:52, Liam Proven <lproven at> wrote:
>> Hmmm. I'd have to say that depended on perspective, then. I never
>> thought of that as a big deal, myself. ActiveX versus safe sandboxed
>> plugins, yes, that was /huge/, but DOM? *Really?*
> Microsoft's whacky-ass DOM was *utterly unlike* the standards-based
> one everyone else tried to put together. Microsoft participated in the
> standard then ignored it, as was their wont.
> None of this was solved until Firefox got popular, i.e. actual competition.


I think that is possibly a bit too obscure except for an audience of
web-devs? (Of which I am not one.)

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