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   RE: [xml-dev] SML: Second Try

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You would still have only HTML. 

The work to put SGML on the web in a 
standard form would have continued in ISO. 


From: Seairth Jacobs [mailto:seairth@seairth.com]

From: "Elliotte Rusty Harold" <elharo@metalab.unc.edu>
> 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.

This could have been said for the initial adoption of XML as well.  If
people had listened to this arguement back then, we would still have only


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