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   Re: [xml-dev] Microsoft ... is a vision for a new XML "language" ...call

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On Mon, 6 Jan 2003 18:43:14 +0100, Niels Peter Strandberg 
<nielspeter@npstrandberg.com> wrote:

> Interesting! Anyone knows more about this:

http://www.kuro5hin.org/story/2002/12/18/15316/685 is the most complete 
account of what Don Box actually said that I've come across.

Paul Cotton also dropped a hint at the Town Hall on XML databases that MS 
is thinking hard about a native XML programming language.  I'm not sure if 
he was suggesting that XQuery is a candidate for such a langugage.

Actually, since S-expressions are isomorphic to the basic XML data model, 
one could argue that X# == LISP :-)


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