OASIS Mailing List ArchivesView the OASIS mailing list archive below
or browse/search using MarkMail.


Help: OASIS Mailing Lists Help | MarkMail Help



   Why XML Over the Relational Model?

[ Lists Home | Date Index | Thread Index ]
  • From: len bullard <cbullard@hiwaay.net>
  • To: xlxp-dev@fsc.fujitsu.com
  • Date: Sat, 02 Jan 1999 16:06:52 -0600

Nazmul Idris wrote:
> Dear fellow Java and XML Developers:
> I could not find a decent resource on the web which showed me
> how to use XML and Java to build web and Internet based
> applications. So I decided to write one myself :).
> Check it out at:
>     http://developerlife.com
>     http://developerlife.com/xmljavatutorial1

Sincere compliments and thanks to you, Nazmul Idris.  That is a very 
fine tutorial and an excellent contribution.

To XML developers:

The tutorial by example does raise the question often asked 
and seldom answered by the XML community:  precisely 
why should developers choose this approach (XML 
and Java objects) over a commercial relational 
database given the ease by which this example can be done 
using standard SQL, script, and an  
HTML browser?  As this same question occupied 
many of the venerable CALS developers for some period, 
have any new answers emerged for XML?

The only one I can think of is that we didn't have 
the DOM.

Len Bullard
Intergraph Public Safety

xml-dev: A list for W3C XML Developers. To post, mailto:xml-dev@ic.ac.uk
Archived as: http://www.lists.ic.ac.uk/hypermail/xml-dev/
To (un)subscribe, mailto:majordomo@ic.ac.uk the following message;
(un)subscribe xml-dev
To subscribe to the digests, mailto:majordomo@ic.ac.uk the following message;
subscribe xml-dev-digest
List coordinator, Henry Rzepa (mailto:rzepa@ic.ac.uk)


News | XML in Industry | Calendar | XML Registry
Marketplace | Resources | MyXML.org | Sponsors | Privacy Statement

Copyright 2001 XML.org. This site is hosted by OASIS