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   Re: Gutenberg Project <longish>

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  • From: "Simon St.Laurent" <simonstl@simonstl.com>
  • To: "Sebastian Rahtz" <sebastian.rahtz@computing-services.oxford.ac.uk>
  • Date: Thu, 09 Mar 2000 22:21:44 -0500

At 10:32 PM 3/9/00 +0000, Sebastian Rahtz wrote:
>lets not pretend that XML is a language for humans, please...

Sorry Sebastian, it may not fit your vision of the computing universe, but
the fact that mere mortals can work with XML in a text editor is one of its
greatest selling points, in my experience.

Otherwise, I think we'd all be sitting around playing with opaque binary

Oh yeah - we've done that already, and still do.  Maybe it's time for a

I think so, anyway, and I know lots of hand-coders who find it plenty

Simon St.Laurent
XML Elements of Style / XML: A Primer, 2nd Ed.
Building XML Applications
Inside XML DTDs: Scientific and Technical
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