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Subject:Java and ActiveX From:Gillian McGarvey <gmcgarv -at- OVID -dot- COM> Date:Wed, 5 Mar 1997 10:10:37 -0400
To: techwr-l @ listserv.okstate.edu
Subject: Java and ActiveX
I'm sure most of us are aware of the Java "vs." Active X debate. Many of
us are already having to decide between NetHelp and HTMLHelp. The emphasis
on the web as a software (and help) distribution medium will only
I've recently done some research on these technologies and have discovered
the following sites. I urge everyone to arm yourselves with technical
facts about these "competing" technologies and especially about security
issues. Let us not be swept away by popular opinion or marketing might!
If these articles/sites aren't of interest to you personally, you might be
able to pass them along to the appropriate tech teams in your org. I'm
sure web software development is a hot issue in many companies. Enjoy!