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   Why XML is not self describing (was: Xml is _not_ selfdescribing)

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Title: Why XML is not self describing (was: Xml is _not_ selfdescribing)

Even the initials are wrong.

As Bob D. has pointed out to me before, not Xtreme, but Extreme, if you want to accurately parodize the spec.

-----Original Message-----
From: Jens Jakob Andersen, PDI [mailto:jens.jakob.andersen@post.dk]
Sent: 15 January 2002 14:53
To: xml-dev@lists.xml.org
Subject: [xml-dev] Xml is _not_ selfdescribing

Hello all

I think that it is fair to conclude now, that XML is _not_ any more selfdescribing than e.g. CSV files.

Sometimes I see that we move very close to becoming guilty of "Xtreme Marketing Language (XML)".


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