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RE: The Three Myths of XML

Comma delimited ASCII remains the 
preferred medium of exchange for many 

What does XML or FITS offer over that? 
The answers if obvious to most of us 
seem mystical to a lot of people.
That's where the magic starts technically. 
The magick of agreement is a very different 

I don't want world peace.  I want my 
piece of the world to be peaceful. 
So I decorate rocks.


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

-----Original Message-----
From: Bruce ONeel [mailto:beoneel@mindspring.com]

XML has many of the same disadvantages and many of the same 
advantages.  FITS didn't bring world peace and neither will
XML, but in both cases they were worth the time, slowdowns,
and effort.