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Re: [xml-dev] Has XML run its course?

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
application-specific domains.

Simon St.Laurent
"Every day, in every way, I'm getting better and better." - Emile Coue