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   RE: [xml-dev] Top 10 commercial XML vocabularies?

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>Yeah, it's mostly junk, but now you start to get my drift.  With 190
>dialects to choose from, [and granted there are probably better sites
>listing dialects of XML], how could you begin to pick the ones with the
>greatest impact?

As someone mentioned earlier, it depends a lot on your definition.

One possible way of approaching this would be to remove a dialect from the
planet overnight and see what falls over. My guess is that getting rid of
SOAP might cause some sticky problems in the business world, whereas cutting
XHTML wouldn't make a lot of difference*.


* p.s. I wasn't too sure, so out of curiosity I took a look at a few front
pages :

Amazon :

Exxon :

McDonald's :

Anderson (the accountants) :

Shame, I was hoping for XTM.

Curiously, 'View Source' (IE6) wouldn't work with Wal-Mart's page.

Microsoft's :

IBM's :

and just for the record, W3C :
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="us-ascii"?>
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"


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