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Re: [xml-dev] Has XML run its course?
- From: "Simon St.Laurent" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- To: email@example.com
- Date: Sun, 30 Sep 2001 21:58:07 -0400
On Sun, 2001-09-30 at 17:18, Pete Kirkham wrote:
> I was under the impression XML is a syntactic system for creating
> application specific languages.
Yeah, that's the uninspiring definition.
I find "a syntax for structuring and labeling information" a lot more
interesting. Application-specific is so, well, application-specific.
I'd like to think there's a lot more value in reusing content in
unexpected ways than in just managing information for a particular
Unfortunately, lots of people just seem to see cheap tools and want more
and more and more and more of them so they can create their own little
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