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   Re: [xml-dev] Tim Bray on "Which Technologies Matter?"

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Mike Champion scripsit:

> RELAX-NG  a popular thing to argue about, for example. Some will say "Fuggitaboudit,
> the W3C spec is the only one that managers support, the only one that
> real companies with  money support, the "real" standard, with real
> implementations, and programmers will use it because the tools make it
> less painful."  All I can say in reply is "Yeah, but RELAX-NG absolutely
> NAILS the 80/20 point, and in the long run that will outweigh all the 
> others."  

Hear, hear!

BTW, it is RELAX NG, as if the "I" had dropped off the marquee.  The letter
still pronounced, though.  (Personally, I wanted it to be called "RELEX".)

> Windows didn't have any competition, 

What about Topview, to say nothing of Topview/X?

John Cowan <jcowan@reutershealth.com>     http://www.reutershealth.com
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