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   Re: [xml-dev] ConciseXML syntax and compatibility

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David Megginson wrote:

>Mike Plusch writes:

>Note, also, that the W3C holds a trademark on "XML" and can use it to
>prevent any potentially misleading uses of the term.  I'd recommend
>finding a name without "XML" in it sooner, so that you're not forced
>to change a lot more material later.  Something like "ConciseML" would
>probably be OK.

I just checked at: 

And found the following:

> Terms which claimed as generic are not governed by any W3C license and 
> are used as common descriptors by the W3C.


> XML (generic), Extensible Markup Language

Don't take this as legal advice or even accurate facts. Any "official" 
types for the W3C care to comment?


Patrick Durusau
Director of Research and Development
Society of Biblical Literature


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