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   Re: Gutenberg Project <longish>

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  • From: Sebastian Rahtz <sebastian.rahtz@computing-services.oxford.ac.uk>
  • To: simonstl@simonstl.com
  • Date: Fri, 10 Mar 2000 09:11:10 +0000 (GMT)

Simon St.Laurent writes:
 > the fact that mere mortals can work with XML in a text editor is one of its
 > greatest selling points, in my experience.

yes. but the fact that _mere_ mortals can read XML is VERY different
from saying that _real_ mortals should see it.

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

um, you will accept that "hand-coders" are a very very small
proportion of the potential Gutenberg users?

someone will say in a minute that it is the right of every citizen to
read XML, and that its the American way to type in your own < and > ::::}}}}}}


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