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   Re: Gutenberg Project <longish>

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  • From: Ann Navarro <ann@webgeek.com>
  • To: Walter Underwood <wunder@infoseek.com>, xml-dev@xml.org
  • Date: Tue, 14 Mar 2000 08:12:11 -0500

At 05:07 PM 3/13/00 -0800, Walter Underwood wrote:
>At 10:18 AM 3/13/00 -0500, Ann Navarro wrote:
>>Folks, this is what XML is all about.  You can do what you wish, in a
>>manner that works for you and your projects.
>Actually, I thought it was all about achieving interoperability
>and extensibility. Folks are already free to make dedicated,
>incompatible solutions.

So, if I don't use your vocabulary, I'm incompatible? 

XML, in good part, is about *not needing* to pick one single way to do
things. You don't need to have people declaring 'best viewed in X browser'
any longer. 

There's nothing incompatible nor non-interoperable about well-formed and
valid XML. 

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