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   Re: [xml-dev] What is XML For?

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On Thursday 24 October 2002 18:49, Paul Prescod wrote:
> tblanchard@mac.com wrote:
> > XML appears not to be a good match for the kind of data used to automate
> > business or represent structure information.  So what's it for?  Because
> > its not at all convenient for working with business data.  Its too weird.
> >
>  > ...
> XML is weird for business data? Did you ever work with EDI?

EDI is wierder, sure, but that doesn't prove anything :-)

I see a whole lot of business data in CSV files, which turns out to be more 
convenient than the equivelant XML.


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