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[ale] Curl Linux Technology Preview



That just says it all ;)  I think I'm gonna invest in it!! NOT!

On Fri, 2002-03-01 at 08:08, Mike Millson wrote:
> I see Curl is featured prominently on Fu*ked Company today.
> 
> Mike
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Greg [mailto:runman at telocity.com]
> Sent: Thursday, February 28, 2002 11:48 PM
> To: Chris Fowler; Jeff Hubbs; Jim Philips
> Cc: Atlanta Linux Enthusiasts
> Subject: RE: [ale] Curl Linux Technology Preview
> 
> 
> Hmmmm, yes it would be nice to have one language to do it all... but I
> wonder if the creators of this proprietary language would hold the rest of
> the world hostage.. oh, sorry, I forgot about C#  and Bill's cronies
> constantly hovering around the wwwc trying to get MS stuff blessed by them
> as "standards"...  No wonder the Open Source types are breaking off (or
> maybe broken off ?).
> 
> It looks just like what we started with... simple terminals hanging off of a
> big server ... what's that saying "the more things change the more they stay
> the same" ?
> 
> Greg Canter
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Chris Fowler [mailto:cfowler at outpostsentinel.com]
> > Sent: Thursday, February 28, 2002 6:13 PM
> > To: Jeff Hubbs; Jim Philips
> > Cc: Atlanta Linux Enthusiasts
> > Subject: RE: [ale] Curl Linux Technology Preview
> >
> >
> >
> > It is somewhat amazing looking at how the web progresses.  I look at early
> > web browers without Java Script and Hava as 3270 terminals running CICS.
> > A form is supmitted to the terminal allowing the host to service other
> > users.  The person on the 3270 could fill out the form, hit send and get a
> > response.
> > Just like a web broswer.
> >
> > Second,  We look at Java and Java Script to allow the client to do some
> > work.  This will alow scripting to take place before the request gets
> > submitted to
> > the web server.
> >
> > Finally, We implement full blown software so that the web browser can
> > interact in pseudo real-time with the host system.
> >
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Jeff Hubbs [mailto:hbbs at attbi.com]
> > Sent: Thursday, February 28, 2002 5:13 PM
> > To: Jim Philips
> > Cc: Atlanta Linux Enthusiasts
> > Subject: Re: [ale] Curl Linux Technology Preview
> >
> >
> > Hm - I've seen more than one "Web content and delivery platform" curl up
> > and die; I am interested (enough to avoid downloading the preview so
> > someone with more time than I can mess with it) but I observe and regard
> > with a jaundiced eye...
> >
> > Wonder if these guys will avoid the temptation to charge
> > $40,000-$50,000/instance like one flop of my acquaintance.
> >
> > - Jeff
> >
> > Jim Philips wrote:
> >
> > >If you haven't heard about Curl, it is an attempt to unify Web
> > >development in one language, as opposed to having HTML, plus your CGI
> > >language or whatever other scripting language gets thrown in. Curl has
> > >received an endorsement from Tim Berners-Lee. If you want to try the
> > >Linux technology preview, it is available now at:
> > >
> > >http://www.curl.com
> > >
> > >They are only allowing 500 users to download the preview, and then
> > >access will be cut off.
> > >
> > >
> > >
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