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- From: "Betty L. Harvey" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- To: Lisa Rein <email@example.com>
- Date: Fri, 11 Feb 2000 17:13:23 -1000 (HST)
Not just Wall Street - would anyone have guessed last year that a
commercial would be aired on primetime television about XML? I know I
wouldn't have. Its hard to believe that what do is now 'main stream' |-).
My mothers been asking me for years what I do, now I can say "Watch the
Microsoft commercial because any dummy knows what XML is!" It's a strange
world we live in.
Betty Harvey | Phone: 301-540-8251 FAX: 4268
Electronic Commerce Connection, Inc. |
13017 Wisteria Drive, P.O. Box 333 |
Germantown, Md. 20874 |
firstname.lastname@example.org | Washington,DC SGML/XML Users Grp
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On Fri, 11 Feb 2000, Lisa Rein wrote:
> aw shucks, wall street's known about xml since at least last fall (when
> cnbc called me asking about it :-)
> i must admit, i was quite (pleasantly) surprised at the time. and now
> that they're getting it, they're REALLY getting it (!)
> anyhoo, get ready to ride the wave guys and gals. it's gonna be a long,
> steady, and prosperous one :-)
> surf's up!
> Simon St.Laurent wrote:
> > Wall Street seems to have noticed XML, or at least a certain company's
> > notion of how to use XML:
> > http://news.cnet.com/news/0-1003-200-1547875.html
> > Don't everyone rush for the door now, please.
> > I don't know if 'first IPO geyser' is up there with 'first citing in an
> > advertisement meant for the general public', but it's a sign that somebody
> > likes the story.
> > Simon St.Laurent
> > XML Elements of Style / XML: A Primer, 2nd Ed.
> > Building XML Applications
> > Inside XML DTDs: Scientific and Technical
> > Cookies / Sharing Bandwidth
> > http://www.simonstl.com