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Re: [xml-dev] help w/ an intro XML talk
- From: Sean McGrath <email@example.com>
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Date: Sat, 29 Sep 2001 19:46:04 +0100
>At 01:14 AM 29/09/01 -0500, Imran Rashid wrote:
> > I'm supposed to be giving a brief "intro to XML" talk to a
> technical audience that doesn't know anything about XML. I was hoping I
> could look at some of the presentations the more experienced members of
> this list have given. I know there have been links posted previously,
> but a quick search of the archive didn't turn up much.
>What I find works well is to show four slides. The first is
>a sample of HTML, with all the usual HTML problems, unclosed
>tags, the <IMG> element with no end-tag, unquoted attribute
>values, no enclosing tag pair for the whole doc.
I used to start my XML talks with the old nugget the office
Then one day I switched to <invoice>.
The latter has proved a much more effective way to grab
the audience's attention.
I still find the <memo> problem much more interesting.