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   RE: CORBA's not boring yet. / XML in an OS?

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  • From: "Matthew Sergeant (EML)" <Matthew.Sergeant@eml.ericsson.se>
  • To: xml-dev@ic.ac.uk
  • Date: Fri, 5 Feb 1999 10:01:00 +0100

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Robb Shecter [SMTP:shecter@darmstadt.gmd.de]
> Anyhow, this naturally makes me wonder - could XML and related ideas
> like XSL have a place in an operating system?  Where would they fit in?
> KDE and Gnome could be great playgrounds for trying something like this
> out.
	Gnome already does. It ships with a libxml if you look at it. I'm
not sure how much it's used yet, but the Linux people are really grabbing
XML by the horns. Both AbiWord and KWord (2 new word processors) have their
native file format as XML.


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