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Re: [xml-dev] XML for Video, Pizza Shops & TakeOut
- From: David Brownell <email@example.com>
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org, Marcus Carr <email@example.com>
- Date: Wed, 17 Oct 2001 10:52:04 -0700
> How about a really simple XML web service to query where a chain's
> nearest branch is? (+ phone, fax, URL and opening hours) - I can't think
> of any retail chain that *wouldn't* want to support this query...
But what I'd really want is the nearest NON-CHAIN store.
Products funneling me exclusively to BigCo products are not
in the interest of this consumer (or, arguably, most of them).
For example, I'd rather have most any local non-Starbucks coffee
shop than yet another homogenized global corporate appendage... :)