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I imagine it allowed them to move quickly without
a lot of chorus noise. War has a way of suspending
the perceived God-given rights.
But it legitimizes the WSIO-like efforts. All is fair....
Again, the main problem efforts like DSDL, RELAX-NG, and
now this face is that just as the web service market starts
to heat up, they come along an piss on the fire. Ever
relight wood after doing that? It requires gasoline.
On the other hand, if one really wants a layered architecture
for XML, this is a good place to start. It is XML 1.0 conforming.
From: Michael Brennan [mailto:Michael_Brennan@Allegis.com]
> From: Bullard, Claude L (Len) [mailto:email@example.com]
> So everyone gets to have their own skunk works these days.
> "We envision applications of XML where a single XML document
> may contain elements and attributes from more than one markup
> vocabulary. One motivation for this is modularity; if such a
> markup vocabulary exists which is well-understood and for
> which there is useful software available, it is better to
> re-use this markup rather than re-invent it."
My, my. Some folks have been holding out on us. Well, I have some of my
weekend reading picked out, now.