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Re: [xml-dev] XML for Video, Pizza Shops & TakeOut

On Wed, 2001-10-17 at 13:52, David Brownell wrote: 
> 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).

This reminds me a bit of my early hopes for XML.  It looked like a cool
way to create tools which were useful, small, and ubiquitous.

Instead, a lot of the XML out there is still hulking, enormous, and used
only as bridges between particular systems.

Win some, lose some.  

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