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On Monday 14 January 2002 09:20 am, Elliotte Rusty Harold wrote:
> At 2:40 PM +0100 1/14/02, Jens Jakob Andersen, PDI wrote:
> >This is one of the hypes about XML, that I'd like to defuse. XML is
> >not any more self-describing than CSV files. E.g.
> > <gnygngyasdada>
> > What is this?
> > </gnygngyasdada>
> >Case proved?
> No, because nobody would actually do that.
You should have a look at a few products that use XML now. It's not a
lot of improvement over this...
> Names are not chosen randomly. They have meaning which
> can be leveraged.
Not necessarily by humans, and only within a local interpretive
Internationally standardized vocabularies/languages are kind of like
esperanto et al....