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- From: James Robertson <email@example.com>
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Date: Mon, 27 Apr 1998 20:37:13 +1000
At 20:05 27/04/1998 , you wrote:
| 0. It be simple enough to just "sit down and use"
| 1. It require no knowledge of XML to use
| 2. It be based entirely pre-prepared DTD's
| 3. It only allow creation of documents conforming to a DTD
| 4. It provides help to users converting existing documents*
| 5. It be written in Java
Revised point 5:
5. It is not written in Java.
New point 6:
6. It is easy to integrate with RAD development environments
like Delphi, C++ builder, and yes, even Visual Basic.
No disrespect to all those in the XML community, but the bulk
of the world uses tools other than Java. And it would be
nice to think that we, too, can make use of XML.
Just my $0.02.
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