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Re: "Binary XML" proposals

On Tue, 10 Apr 2001, David Brownell wrote:

> > Hmmm... throwing petrol onto the fire here, how do you guys feel about XML
> > schemas that feature non-XML sublanguages like XPath or the path thingies
> > in SVG? 

> I certainly see the trend to "big fat XML" as increasing
> barriers to entry for new vendors, and promoting customer
> lock-in for current vendors.  Don't you?

What do you refer to as "big fat XML", exactly? Your meaning isn't clear
to me :-)

(Then again, it is 2am here in the UK...)


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