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RE: ASN.1 and XML

XML has acceptance.  They call that "a willing audience". 
However you get it, it is the difference between 
success and also-ran.  It isn't a technical success. 
It doesn't have to be.

<rant>I just posted an XMLHACK response to the "web is 
boring" article.  Sure it is.  Geeks run it. 
Geeks are almost the world's most boring mammals 
second only to standardsWonks.  You want to 
make it less boring?  Pick any tool that works. 
But first, you must learn what moves the human 
heart and to do that, you can't be scared of your 


Ekam sat.h, Vipraah bahudhaa vadanti.
Daamyata. Datta. Dayadhvam.h

-----Original Message-----
From: Al B. Snell [mailto:alaric@alaric-snell.com]

On 24 May 2001, Simon St.Laurent wrote:

> You've been making claims that ASN.1 is competition for XML.  I'd like
> to see some backing for those claims.

The only edge XML has over ASN.1 encodings is that XML has hype,