AOL Moving to Web Standards

By Deane Barker on April 16, 2004

AOL’s Garden Might Flourish Without Rainman: I did some searching for “Rainman” and didn’t find much. The good news is they’re bagging it for HTML.

Over the past year, the Dulles new-media pioneer built a fancy new system to publish its fare not in the company’s proprietary programming language called Rainman but in hypertext markup language (HTML), the open standard used to create regular Web sites. AOL fired up the new system two weeks ago.