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- Subject: RE: [xml-dev] Painful USA Today article (was RE: [xml-dev] ANN: RESTTutorial)
- From: "Joshua Allen" <email@example.com>
- Date: Tue, 21 May 2002 12:17:19 -0700
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- Thread-topic: [xml-dev] Painful USA Today article (was RE: [xml-dev] ANN: RESTTutorial)
> deeper into the problem. One quote I thought could correlate directly
> with what we are seeing with XML specifications and technologies:
> 'But companies don't always need what they get. "They overbuy
> and get more features, more functions than they need," says
> analyst David Smith of Gartner'
> History keeps repeating itself!
On the other hand, the availability of tools and products for XML has
lagged pretty badly, making it hard for the progress-minded CEO to find
things to spend money on. The complication in the specs only makes it
more difficult for vendors to produce products that people can overbuy.