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   Re: The Origins of XML

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  • From: Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>
  • To: Sebastian Rahtz <sebastian.rahtz@computing-services.oxford.ac.uk>
  • Date: Wed, 14 Jun 2000 09:42:13 -0700

At 09:03 AM 14/06/00 +0100, Sebastian Rahtz wrote:
>Yes. Jon kicked it. You and Michael edited the first draft. People
>like James and the rest of the group put in loads of intellectual
>effort. I really don't see how the NY Times piece is misrepresenting

The *design* of XML was partly inherited from SGML, partly cooked up
by the WG as a whole.  The NYT story is just totally wrong. -Tim

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