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   Re: [xml-dev] Remembering the original XML vision

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From: "David Megginson" <david@megginson.com>

> Perhaps that was the biggest difference: SGML was designed to make
> life easier for users, while XML was designed to make life easier for
> developers.  Fortunately, it turned out that when developers are
> happy, they write lots of software, and that ends up making users
> happy as well.

I don't believe users are happy.

At least, not the publishing users.  By making it easy for developers, we
have a lot of software which is good for data transmission but still very
little that is an advance for data capture.  

Rick Jelliffe


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