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Re: [xml-dev] XML for Video, Pizza Shops & TakeOut
- From: Marcus Carr <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- To: email@example.com
- Date: Wed, 17 Oct 2001 16:54:05 +1000
David Lyon wrote:
> Cool stuff Marcus. Like a Linux console in my car that notifies me when the
> pizza is cooked or my video is ready.
Sort of like WAP you mean?
> (GPS car devices are selling in record
> numbers in the U.S. presently) Why not a pizza xml link for them.
Homing pizzas - you might be on to something...
> There's money in Techno gizmos. Problem is now there's so few cool xml gizmos
> as far as I'm aware. Gizmos have been the only growth area in PC hardware
> sales for the last 2 or so years. People love them gizmos.
Not me - I won't even carry my mobile phone unless pestered.
> It seems that the old policy of locking programmers in rooms to code has
> resulted in a world where there are so few cool gizmos being developed
> anymore. It's such a shame.
The rules of economics govern the development of gizmos, just as they govern the
development of most things. Perhaps we're nearing gizmo critical mass - I for one
am not looking forward to getting a geshtunkita ray gun/language translator in my
> But I may well be wrong. I still reckon there are plenty of cool xml gizmos
> to make but so few people to make them.
Best of luck...
Marcus Carr email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Allette Systems (Australia) www: http://www.allette.com.au
"Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler."