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   Re: power uses of XML vs. simple uses of XML

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  • From: Matt Sergeant <matt@sergeant.org>
  • To: Dave Winer <dave@userland.com>
  • Date: Sat, 8 Jul 2000 17:27:45 +0100 (BST)

On Sat, 8 Jul 2000, Dave Winer wrote:

> >>I occasionally hear claims that "they just don't understand", but I think
> there's something a lot deeper than that going on.
> Yeah, it's the other way around.
> Look at Napster, a fire raging in the market, and they're not even using
> XML, at all.
> A totally hacked up binary-and-text format, but it has huge momentum.
> Elegance and completeness and premeditated best practices have nothing to do
> with it.
> Apps drive markets, as they always have.

Try "Apps drive innovative new markets...". Marketing tends to drive the
older markets, unfortunately.


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