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   RE: [xml-dev] SML: Second Try

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At 07:41 AM 2/6/2003 -0500, Elliotte Rusty Harold wrote:

>3rd Option: Do nothing. Leave XML as it is. It works. It's proven. It's 
>not perfect, but it's damn good, and hits a really nice middle point 
>between the needs of many different communities. Don't trim it. Don't 
>create alternate syntaxes. Just use it.
>Bottom line: the cost of creating alternate syntaxes or trimming XML at 
>this stage vastly outweighs the benefits that would be achieved. Both 
>these approaches are penny wise and pound foolish at best.

I agree.

Even if we had an SML that were significantly simpler than XML, living in a 
world with both SML and XML is more complex than living in a world with 
just XML.



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