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RE: almost four years ago....
- From: Peter Flynn <email@example.com>
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Date: Fri, 15 Jun 2001 14:57:35 +0100
At Friday, 15 June 2001, "Bullard, Claude L (Len)" <clbullar@ingr.
>XML 1.0 is. The family of specs around it
>are not. You can teach XML 1.0 in about
>half a day. The rest can take three semesters
>and then a year of practice. Once out of the
>simple instance, XML specs specify a system.
>Taken in totality, XML is now much harder
>then SGML and throwing the combined specs
>onto a floor would kill the first three
>rows of the audience.
Yes, it's mildly amusing to see people and companies who had
previously said they couldn't possibly use SGML because it
was "too difficult" now embracing XML even for unsuitable apps
because it's new and has an X in it :-)