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RE: APIs, messaging
- From: "Simon St.Laurent" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- To: "Al B. Snell" <email@example.com>
- Date: Wed, 23 May 2001 20:40:38 +0000
On 24 May 2001 01:35:22 +0100, Al B. Snell wrote:
> On 23 May 2001, Simon St.Laurent wrote:
> > XML standardizes a syntax for labelled nested structures holding textual
> > content.
> So does a tarfile, or source code for a programming language.
Do you make any distinctions in the kind of functionality we're talking
about? Have you noticed that XML does really different things than
those fine technologies.
> > For a lot of us, that's all the standardization that is
> > presently appropriate.
> [beyond a whole host of networking protocols to get the XML from A to B
> :-) ]
Yes, but that's underneath the spec, not piled on top.