| From: Daniel Barlow <email@example.com>
| it might sooner or later be good to standardize[*] an API for Lisp
| web applications: something that fulfills a similar role to the java
| servlet API.}}
| So you're talking about client-side applets, not server-side
| applications, right?
No, he's talking about server-side "applets".
| in both the major Web browsers (MicroSoft InterNet Explorer, and
| Netscape Navigator/Communicator)?
(in fact, almost single-handedly by my ex-SGI friend Brendan Eich, see
that the language spec was deliberately public), Microsoft almost *had*
to put it into IE (so they did).
In fact, one might even make the case that Sun has *failed* in getting
client-side Java applets accepted [outside of some limited use in a few
companies' proprietary enterprise applications].
Server-side Java, on the other hand, is alive & well. (For some values
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