Builder.com: Make XML Data Islands Work in Mozilla
May 19, 2003, 07:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Edmond Woychowsky)
"Recently, I wrote an article on the virtues of XML data islands
and, although the article was well received, a number of readers
pointed out that XML data islands work only with Microsoft Internet
Explorer. Because of this platform limitation and possibly because
data islands were developed by Microsoft, XML data islands are
doomed to remain on the nonstandard tool pile for now. Thankfully,
this exile should last only until another browser can handle XML
data islands. So, armed with a copy of Mozilla, a good knowledge of
matters into my own hands and provide a way for Mozilla to process
XML data islands.
"Because of time constraints, I decided to limit the scope to
the following features of data islands, which cover about 95
percent of the current uses...."