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- From: Paul Prescod <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- To: Kent Sievers <email@example.com>
- Date: Fri, 08 Oct 1999 09:12:36 -0700
Kent Sievers wrote:
> A tool like, say, a markup language other than XML? One that
> only had one way to mark up a simple name/value pair? That is
> what we left behind.
Okay, but did your old language have
a) parsers in dozens of programming languages?
b) transformation languages that could map between your name/value
pairs and other people's?
c) a schema language for defining the allowed contents of the
d) support for deeply hierarchical and linked values?
If you don't need these features then I think that there would be no
shame in going back to what you were using before. Just be clear on what
you would be giving up.
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