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Re: Diversity (was RE: The lists I monitor)

On Tue, 8 May 2001, Simon St.Laurent wrote:
> At 01:40 PM 5/8/01 +0200, Anderson, John wrote:

> >Wasn't the whole point of XML to remove diversity so we could all join 
> >hands and dance together as one big happy web enabled platform independent 
> >family?

> My usual answer is that XML 1.0 removed syntactic diversity

And I thought that XML enabled self-describing diversity. Anyone else?

Richard Lanyon, Software Engineer     DecisionSoft Ltd.
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