OASIS Mailing List ArchivesView the OASIS mailing list archive below
or browse/search using MarkMail.


Help: OASIS Mailing Lists Help | MarkMail Help



   Re: [xml-dev] What is XML For?

[ Lists Home | Date Index | Thread Index ]

Alaric Snell scripsit:

> XML was designed, sometime in the late 90s; quite incidentally they decided 
> to subset SGML because it seemed a good base for solving the problem at hand 
> (and scarily enough, I agree with them! XML's great as an SGML-lite :-)

Au contraire.  XML was *designed* as SGML-lite in the first place.

I am expressing my opinion.  When my            John Cowan
honorable and gallant friend is called,         jcowan@reutershealth.com
he will express his opinion.  This is           http://www.ccil.org/~cowan
the process which we call Debate.                   --Winston Churchill


News | XML in Industry | Calendar | XML Registry
Marketplace | Resources | MyXML.org | Sponsors | Privacy Statement

Copyright 2001 XML.org. This site is hosted by OASIS