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The "View Source" lesson

Tim Bray: RDF has ignored what I consider to be the central lesson of the World Wide Web, the “View Source” lesson. The way the Web grew was, somebody pointed their browser at a URI, were impressed by what they saw, wondered “How'd they do that?”, hit View Source, and figured it out by trial and error.

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Just a thought... It's interesting that no one seemed to feel the need to license the HTML script they wrote.

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James, are you kidding? A popular HTML newbie question has always been "How do I hide my HTML so other people don't steal it?".

Plenty of people still use various (pointless) obfuscation techniques to this end and there are even desktop software products that claim to 'protect' your HTML.

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RDF: Binary XML

Tim Bray has had a couple of essays on RDF, including an offer of a domain, RDF.net, to someone who invents an RDF tool he would like to use. I wonder if he likes poetry? I wonder if I'm interested in yet another domain? Tim's pushback isn't against... [more]

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The Great Browser Upgrade Campaign

I started this project on July 3rd and then stalled on a little bit of scope creep. I've been kicked into gear now that Tim Bray has publicly observed that there's an opportunity to side-step the limitations of Internet Explorer. We just have to... [more]

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The Great Browser Upgrade Campaign

I started this project on July 3rd and then stalled on a little bit of scope creep. I've been kicked into gear now that Tim Bray has publicly observed that there's an opportunity to side-step the limitations of Internet Explorer. We just have to figure out how to get the alternatives in front of enough of the right people I have an idea about how to notify the masses of the better web browser options that exist. But it will only work if the idea caches on. Update 11/11/2003: It hasn't. WaSP recommends moving beyond the browser upgrade campain. They...... [more]

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hey, here i can view your HTML code, why don't you hide your html code?????

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Saly: Because it's not possible to hide the HTML code, perhaps? What are you thinking of, exactly?

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Video Tag Progress

From the inimitable Chris Double of Mozilla’s New Zealand brain trust: moving, rotating, scaling <video> in SVG (so who needs yet another non-standard plugin ?). If you make a build from Chris’s code , don’t forget to view-source the demo....

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Video Tag Progress

From the inimitable Chris Double of Mozilla’s New Zealand brain trust: moving, rotating, scaling <video> in SVG (so who needs yet another non-standard plugin?). If you make a build from Chris’s code, don’t forget to...

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Video Tag Progress

From the inimitable Chris Double of Mozilla’s New Zealand brain trust: moving, rotating, scaling <video> in SVG (so who needs yet another non-standard plugin?). If you make a build from Chris’s code, don’t forget to...

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