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   Re: [xml-dev] Flame bait du jour

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Mike Champion wrote:

> I personally see it the other way around -- XML automates or otherwise 
> eliminates the utter tedium of grammar definition, parser generation, 
> API defintion, and other nuts and bolts stuff so that people can 
> concentrate on the stuff that involves creativity.

Yes! And I wonder how many people that try to shoot down XML
have ever had to hand write a parser for complex data transfers
that use arbitrary data models. One parser bug can ruin your
whole project.


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