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   Re: XML is boring (long --- sorry)

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  • From: "Bill la Forge" <b.laforge@jxml.com>
  • To: <xml-dev@ic.ac.uk>
  • Date: Sat, 12 Sep 1998 21:20:51 -0400

I see XML enabling a closer integration of desktop applications and the web.

For example, I see no difficulty in pointing an editor at a document and
editing it--so long as I have write access, it shouldn't matter where the
document is located. Though that takes a little more than just XML for a

Add some reasonable caching/replication, and the applications no longer need
to track the difference between a logical and a physical location. Things
start getting much simpler/faster.

But the key here is to keep things simple enough that we can comprehend the
whole and make it all work together cleanly.


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