Saturday, November 22, 2003
InfoWorld: A tale of two Cairos: November 21, 2003: By Jon Udell: Platforms
InfoWorld: A tale of two Cairos: November 21, 2003: By Jon Udell: Platforms: "The browser, to be sure, is not a sacred relic to be preserved at all costs. But the Web is much more than the browser. It's an ecosystem whose social and information structures co-evolve. Innovation bubbles up from the grassroots; integration can happen spontaneously; relationships cross borders. Cairo Version 1 wasn't designed to nourish that ecosystem or to flourish in it. Let's hope Microsoft remembers the past and avoids being condemned to repeat it with Cairo Version 2."