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Simon St.Laurent wrote:
> I think it was David Megginson who suggested that XML should get smaller
> with each iteration. I think there's hope for that eventually, but it
> isn't the trend now. Tim Bray's skunkworks proposal
> (http://www.textuality.com/xml/xmlSW.html) offers some hope, but I'm not
> sure it would so good after a few committees.
Nice link! Print and bind a few dozen copies and I'll give it out to everyone I work with...
One nitpick - although xml-dev has taught me that ASCII is by definition
7-bit, it might be safer for those strangely unwarped people who do not
frequent this list if
http://www.textuality.com/xml/xmlSW.html#charencoding used some phrase
like "Note that since the seven bit encoding known as ASCII is a subset
of UTF-8, ordinary ASCII XML documents do not strictly need an encoding