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- From: Tim McCune <email@example.com>
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2000 09:55:40 -0600
Howabout xml-non-dev or xml-discuss or xml-i'd-rather-talk-than-code. ;-)
From: Hanson, Jon [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Thursday, October 19, 2000 7:03 AM
Subject: RE: Is it just me...
Would it make sense to have a separate mailing list for discussing the
political merits of XML, SGML, W3C, etc and keep this one as a more
technically oriented list? I'm getting rather fed up with having delete
stacks of messages attacking or defending the W3C and the like, when as a
developer I'm more interested in learning how to use XML...
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Caroline Clewlow [SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Thursday, October 19, 2000 1:10 PM
> To: email@example.com
> Subject: Re: Is it just me...
> I would say that this indicates that the political/conceptual issues are
> far more complex than the actual technical aspects of XML.
> Thats certainly my opinion anyway :-)
> Mike.Champion@SoftwareAG-USA.com wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Tim Bray [SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> > Sent: Thursday, October 19, 2000 12:52 AM
> > To: email@example.com
> > Subject: Is it just me...
> > ...or does the payload ratio - payload being technical
> > content of
> > interest to XML developers, in their role as developers -
> > seem kind
> > of low around here these days?
> > Yup, the list has gone from a very few, quite technical posts to a lot
> > of much more political/conceptual posts in the last couple of weeks.
> > What does that say about this group of XML developers? Perhaps that
> > we have a reasonable handle on HOW to use the various XML technologies
> > out there, but are struggling with the "When?" and "Who?" and "Why?"
> > questions?