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   RE: Word output as XML? (was RE: XML in .NET - more than just SOAP?)

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  • From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
  • To: Cedric ROUVRAIS <crouvrais@octo.fr>, xml-dev@lists.xml.org
  • Date: Thu, 27 Jul 2000 12:33:36 +0200

You might want to check out the definitions for "well-formed" and "valid"
(which is the thing you called "well-formed").

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Cedric ROUVRAIS [mailto:crouvrais@octo.fr]
> Sent: Thursday, July 27, 2000 12:18 PM
> To: xml-dev@lists.xml.org
> Subject: RE: Word output as XML? (was RE: XML in .NET - more than just
> SOAP?)
> <Cedric>
> hi there,
> in order to reduce the number of mails, i'm going to reply to
> several mails
> here. sorry for the inconvenience.
> the first reply is serious and then it kind of goes down a bit :-P
> <ResponseToWordOutputAsXml>
> i think we're missing the points that are quite interesting here:
>     * microsoft office products are going xml. apparently some poeple can
> open xml documents with excel. which isn't far fetched if u
> consider the DNA
> products that are profiling.
>     * however john cowan hit the bulls eye: what post processing
> is applied
> ??? how do u go from mml (microsoft markup language) to xml ? how moderate
> is moderate ???
> regarding XML,  unless i'm mistaken an xml document is a document
> that has a
> root element and sub elements, like a RPN programme (for those
> who have a HP
> 48. btw my gx is still working after all these years :o).
> an xml document is *well formed* if it can be validated against a dtd,
> period.
> if i've gotton xml right then this email is an xml document, not
> well formed
> because i haven't given DTD for it. (maybe i should give it a namespace
> though)
> imho all this discussion of xml, pure xml, nfm (not far from) Xml
> is rather
> childish.
> take the info for what it is.
> i don't think joshua wanted to say :
>    <brantJoshua> hey guys we, at microsoft, know how to write an xml
> document. </brantJoshua>
> he was just shooting a remark, although he lacked some precision in it.
> <sideNote>
>   btw i don't know this fellow and i've never seen him and i'm *not* a
> microsoft groupee. frankly i *loath* that blue screen.
> </sideNote>
> there's no need to bite your noses, or is there ????
> <mostHumbleSuggestionFromCedric>
>    may i humbly suggest that if there is a need to fight, take it off line
> or go to some microsoft hate newsgroup. or mediocreSoft as
> someone stupidly
> put it.
> i came to this mailing list to be enlightened not to count points.
> were are all you guys when i need some Diablo II partners ????
> </mostHumbleSuggestionFromCedric>
> </ResponseToWordOutputAsXml>
> <ResponseToReQuestionAboutNamespacesAndDTDs>
>     <Rick>
>         <Simon>
>             Now if only I was getting paid for all of these hours...
>         </Simon>
>         If only *we* were being paid to read all this stuff :-)
>     </Rick>
>     we'd be millionaires !
> </ResponseToReQuestionAboutNamespacesAndDTDs>
> <ResponseToSebastiansRemark>
>     <Sebastian>
>         Strontium Dog
>     <Sebastian>
>     Who's that ?
> <ResponseToSebastiansRemark>
> have a nice day gentlemen, even though in paris the weather isn't
> that great
> today. (most probably due to the "rapprochement" England/France)
> thanks for reading this mail to this point, sorry for the length of it and
> any inconvenience incurred.
> </Cedric>


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