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   Re: [xml-dev] Typing and paranoia

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robin.berjon@expway.fr (Robin Berjon) writes:
>Binary infoset don't have to be synonymous with vendor lock-in and
>loss of interoperability. When I asked the TAG two months ago if it
>had been giving thought to binary infosets I had a clear idea of
>things that are going on in some industries, and not the smaller ones.
>And it worried me, as it still does. 

If it's going to be done, it should probably be done in a forum designed
to prevent vendor (or even vendor class) lock-in and preserve

Right now, I'm definitely worried that some of the Web Services work may
be an excellent opportunity for XYZ vendor to produce such a thing and
claim ownership of it.  Even if they were to be 'generous', there are
many flavors of generosity.
Simon St.Laurent
Ring around the content, a pocket full of brackets
Errors, errors, all fall down!
http://simonstl.com -- http://monasticxml.org


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