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   Re: Regulating the XML Marketplace

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  • From: Paul Prescod <paul@prescod.net>
  • To: XML-Dev Mailing list <xml-dev@ic.ac.uk>
  • Date: Fri, 08 Jan 1999 05:54:05 -0600

Rob Schoening wrote:
> Someone needs to come up with something clever with XML.  It sounds
> difficult and improbable.  But how many people who wrote virtual machines in
> college would have believed that the same essential technology would make
> people excited to play TIC TAC TOE?!  A virual machine is no more or less
> esoteric than XML.

XML is plumbing. Unlike Web-tac-toe, there is NOTHING that can be done
with XML that could not be done with one of the dozens of proprietary,
hierarchically structured languages that preceded it. 

 Paul Prescod  - ISOGEN Consulting Engineer speaking for only himself

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