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   Re: [xml-dev] W3C Successes (RE: [xml-dev] W3C Culture and Aims )

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Henry S. Thompson scripsit:

> [S]ubstantive 
> work was done in the WG: XML went a long way beyond any existing
> technology from major web vendors.

XML was independent of, and irrelevant to, existing technology from
major web vendors.  It only existed in the W3C at all on sufferance,
as I understand it.

XML was, as stated by many others, a reduction (perhaps an insufficient
reduction) of existing SGML technology.

John Cowan <jcowan@reutershealth.com>     http://www.reutershealth.com
I amar prestar aen, han mathon ne nen,    http://www.ccil.org/~cowan
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