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- From: David Megginson <email@example.com>
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Date: Thu, 05 Oct 2000 14:38:06 -0400 (EDT)
Simon St.Laurent writes:
> >The only so-called XML-related W3C specs my customers have used so far
> >in real production systems (as far as I remember) are XML itself,
> >Namespaces, RDF (really!), XSLT, and XPointer (only through XSLT,
> >though). I've heard of others using the DOM, though DOM
> >implementations seem to run into trouble in high-demand environments.
> >In all cases, the customers used each W3C spec because (a) it solved a
> >real problem that they would otherwise have had to invent a new
> >solution for, and (b) there was available software support.
> I'm with David on the reality check, though I see more XHTML (mostly for
> the hell of it) and DOM use. I don't see much XPointer - just XPath. And
> yes, I do see some 'real' RDF work out there.
Yes, I meant "XPath" too. Damn all those specs! Good thing we don't
actually have to learn most of them.
All the best,
David Megginson email@example.com