>>>>> "CVR" == Chuq Von Rospach <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
CVR> For OS X 10.2, Sherlock's now an interface to build web
CVR> applications. Basically, a framework to plug in code modules
CVR> to interact with internet data sets. It's got some neat
CVR> stuff. Unfortunately, the tech specs aren't up yet, so I
CVR> can't point to them. But it's an interesting model, that
CVR> would allow you to do this sort of thing without a b rowser
CVR> imposing it's model in the way.
Very cool, I definitely want to investigate this.
>> number of different protocols depending on the user's needs.
>> Such a system could serve the messages out via nntp, pop, imap,
>> http, etc., etc. using the client's native u/i's rather than
>> crafty a web-based one that'll suck anyway. :)
CVR> In other words, my rantings that data and transfer protocols
CVR> need to be disconnected and data should be available the way
CVR> people want to use it is starting to happen. Finally. No more
CVR> "this is e-mail. That is a usenet posting". Instead, "this is
CVR> data, how do you want to access it?"