[squeak-dev] Morphic on HTML+CSS

Colin Putney colin at wiresong.com
Tue Jun 14 16:27:56 UTC 2011

2011/6/14 Janko Mivšek <janko.mivsek at eranova.si>:

> In light of recent Microsoft surprising U-turn announcement [1] that in
> Windows 8 it swithes to HTML5 (HTML5+CSS+JavaScript) instead of .NET+WPF
> and Silverlight for desktop app development it is IMO a right time to
> think about:
> 1. is this a clear signal that HTML5 for ALL apps, both desktop and the
>   web is inevitable?

No. Apple isn't going that way, and Microsoft is just dipping its toe
in the water.

> 2. is this a clear signal that we need to rebuild Morphic on top of
>   HTML+CSS, to leverage all Morphic advantages and come back
>   to bleeding edge again?

Dan Ingalls has done it already: http://lively-kernel.org/


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