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   Re: [xml-dev] terra incognita

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On Wednesday 19 December 2001 01:50 am, Paul T wrote:
> XML is just a Comma Separated Values
> on steroids.

That wasn't it's design point. I think XML has been forced into situations 
that it wasn't designed for, and for which it is less than ideal.

> People do use Comma Separated Values for
> serialization and for import /export of everything,
> so I don't understand why can't we use XML as
> a serialization 'language'.

Can you put control characters in CSV files?


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