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> If the answer is, experts disagree, there is liability and a 
> real problem to be solved somewhere.  That there are costs 
> is assumed.

So far, the only XML-specific risks I've heard about are various attacks 
on Unicode[1].  I think most security people assume that the bad guys 
know what they're looking for (except perhaps Carnivore :), so it 
doesn't matter if the data is XML, ASCII, or private extension fields in 

 > XML posits that we all drive the same car and
> so will be equally liable.

Not really; it's more like specifying standard positions for the 
steering wheel, gas pedal, etc.  As I said:  knowing where to look.

[1] http://www.counterpane.com/crypto-gram-0007.html#9


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