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Re: advocating XML

Danny Ayers scripsit:

> A rather convincing argument against the unix approach could be - my server
> isn't running unix.

Unix by historical origin, but not by current applicability.  Perl runs on
all major environments, and so do the various GNU tools.

> However, I do have an seriously versatile toolbox in the form of Java and I
> don't need another skill set for this application or virtually any other you
> care to mention. 

Sure.  There are *lots* of portable platforms these days.

John Cowan                                   cowan@ccil.org
One art/there is/no less/no more/All things/to do/with sparks/galore
	--Douglas Hofstadter