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  • To: "Mike Champion" <mc@xegesis.org>,<xml-dev@lists.xml.org>
  • Subject: RE: RE: [xml-dev] Stupid Question (was RE: [xml-dev] XML doesn't deserve its "X".)
  • From: "Dare Obasanjo" <dareo@microsoft.com>
  • Date: Tue, 5 Mar 2002 13:31:40 -0800
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  • Thread-topic: RE: [xml-dev] Stupid Question (was RE: [xml-dev] XML doesn't deserve its "X".)

What exactly was your original concern and how is it not solved by

I will not procrastinate regarding any ritual granting immortality.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mike Champion [mailto:mc@xegesis.org] 
> Sent: Tuesday, March 05, 2002 12:48 PM
> To: xml-dev@lists.xml.org
> Subject: Re: RE: [xml-dev] Stupid Question (was RE: [xml-dev] 
> XML doesn't deserve its "X".)
> 3/5/2002 3:37:12 PM, "Bullard, Claude L (Len)" 
> <clbullar@ingr.com> wrote:
> >Ummm... what's the difference in in-bandness in
> >the instance vs just requiring a schema of some kind to 
> >travel with the document, other than that puts one back 
> >in SGMLLand pretty solidly?
> Hmmm ... interesting point.  Having a travelling schema
> would address my original concern.
> >
> >We do seem to work a lot to preserve well-formed options.
> Well, well-formedness brought us to the party, IMHO.  We
> would be a lonely group of SGMLers whining about the 
> incompatibilities between Word and HTML, and CORBA and DCOM, 
> and wishing that the world would just take a sip of our 
> KoolAid -- XML would have never "taken off" without the WF 
> "foot in the door."  I suspect you disagree :~)
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