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Mike Champion wrote:
> Y'all want to stuff him back in the bottle, fine ... but it's not me that you
> have to convince.
Me neither, but it's too late. Pandora's box lays in shards on the floor.
> My strong preference would be for the "one standard human-readable syntax"
> position if I had my druthers. I totally agree (e.g. with an article by Sean
> McGrath) that in the vast majority of XML *applications* the parsing overhead
> / bloat issue is a red herring.
And indeed it is. The problem is that the vast majority of a hugely vast field
still leaves a vast minority. Vast enough to cause interop trouble.
Robin Berjon <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Research Engineer, Expway
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