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   RE: [xml-dev] [ANN] XML Limerick Competition

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Irresistible! Here goes then :

<there_was> a young fellow from Oz,
who code wasn't parsing, because
though looking exact
and nothing it lacked
syntactical error </there_waz>


There's quite a history of limericks being somewhat less than politically
correct (or just plain dirty) so deferring a little to the precedent :

There was a young lady from Dell,
who thought sex and markup would sell
under her vest
her extensible chest
was covered in XXXXML



Danny Ayers
<stuff> http://www.isacat.net </stuff>

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Paul Spencer [mailto:paul.spencer@alphaxml.com]
>Sent: 08 January 2002 17:32
>To: Xml-Dev
>Subject: [xml-dev] [ANN] XML Limerick Competition
>A year ago, many of you entered our XML Haiku competition, both winners
>being contributors to this list. Since a couple sent in limericks claiming
>they were two haiku stuck together, we decided to lower the tone this year.
>Prizes from Altova and Wrox
>For rhymes about XPath and SOX
>All you must do
>Is rhyme like I do
>And wait for your seasonal box
>Like all my limericks, I ran out of inspiration after two lines. If you can
>do better, you can win a copy of XML Spy Suite (courtesy of Altova) or a
>copy of Professional ebXML Foundations (courtesy of Wrox Press). For more
>information, see http://www.alphaxml.com.
>Good luck
>Paul Spencer
>CTO, alphaXML Ltd
>Author: Professional XML Design and Implementation (Wrox Press)
>Co-author: Beginning XML, Professional XSL (Wrox Press)
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