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Re: participating communities (was XML Blueberry)

Well, nobody actualy cut your foot off Len. SGML is still there if you care
to use it.... just a large body of people decided to hop of in another

Not commenting on the broader issue of SGML and XML simply pointing out that
*your* foot is still intact should you care to use it.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Bullard, Claude L (Len)" <clbullar@ingr.com>
To: "Simon "St.Laurent" <simonstl@simonstl.com>
Cc: "Tom Bradford" <bradford@dbxmlgroup.com>;
<Mike.Champion@SoftwareAG-USA.com>; <xml-dev@lists.xml.org>
Sent: Tuesday, July 10, 2001 8:39 PM
Subject: RE: participating communities (was XML Blueberry)

> I cannot say otherwise, Simon.  There are always those more
> willing to amputate their foot than to lance a boil.
> Of course, it helps if it is your foot and not someone
> else's.
> Len
> http://www.mp3.com/LenBullard
> Ekam sat.h, Vipraah bahudhaa vadanti.
> Daamyata. Datta. Dayadhvam.h
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Simon "St.Laurent [mailto:simonstl@simonstl.com]
> Recognize that most of the markup universe, even those of us who aren't
> especially fond of the W3C, have no desire whatsoever to use SGML per
> se.
> Creative destruction and simplification is a necessary process.  We'll
> go through this cycle again with XML at some point.  I don't see anyone
> seriously expecting to return to SGML, except for a few folks who
> already know SGML well.
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