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Re: XML.COM: How I Learned to Love daBomb
- From: Dave Winer <email@example.com>
- To: xml-dev <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Thu, 16 Aug 2001 17:08:32 -0700
It's also weird that they ignore the interesting stuff that is happening in
web services, lamenting that the BigCo's never do anything interesting. The
bug is with the reporters -- they prove over and over that the BigCo's don't
make interesting software, and then given the opportunity they prove it
again. And again. And again. You'd think they'd see the pattern by now.
In the meantime, Blogger is kicking butt, adding new services every day, and
a really interesting developer community is forming. You'd think that
XML.Com would take notice, a headline like "Something is Happening in Web
Services After All." An interview with Evan Williams saying "I have no idea
how this stuff works but we're having a lot of fun," or something like that.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Michael Brennan" <Michael_Brennan@allegis.com>
To: "xml-dev" <email@example.com>
Sent: Thursday, August 16, 2001 4:46 PM
Subject: RE: XML.COM: How I Learned to Love daBomb
> I've really grown weary of these sorts of articles. Web services is
> over-hyped and over-marketed, therefore it is just a vacuous passing fad.
> Interesting logic. Toothpaste is over-hyped and over-marketed, too. Does
> that mean that toothpaste is just a passing fad?
> I have to laugh at someone who dismisses web services as a meaningless
> passing fad, then goes on to share his enthusiasm for the Semantic Web.
> I can think is it must be nice to not have to live in the real world.
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