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XML really is simple. It's when you try to use it that it gets hard.

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From: AndrewWatt2000@aol.com [mailto:AndrewWatt2000@aol.com]
Sent: Sunday, October 27, 2002 1:24 AM
To: simonstl@simonstl.com; xml-dev@lists.xml.org
Subject: Re: [xml-dev] Are XML's Good Ideas hidden? (was Re: [xml-dev] Re:
What are Sc...

In a message dated 26/10/2002 23:19:17 GMT Standard Time,
simonstl@simonstl.com writes:

At 06:00 PM 10/26/2002 -0400, AndrewWatt2000@aol.com wrote:
>Just for clarity are you saying that, on reflection, you consider that 
>"XML really is simple"?

XML can be simple insofar as markup can be simple.  I'm aware that angle 
brackets frighten some people, but the general notion of markup is not too 

Moving beyond that, it gets harder quickly.


Just to be clear, your (one word) answer to the question "Is XML really
simple?" is "No"?

Andrew Watt 


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