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   RE: [xml-dev] XML too hard for programmers?

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dareo@microsoft.com (Dare Obasanjo) writes:
>I read it. It reminds me of Joe Gregorio's posts on Regex-able XML[0,1] 
>which makes similar complaints about working with XML that point to 
>problems with APIs as opposed to problems with XML. Most of the suckage 
>in XML is abstracted away by the XML Infoset and the technologies for 
>processing infosets. If anything my top 15 list would mostly be 
>complaints about APIs and maybe a gripe or two about QNames in content. 

Answering requests for regex-able XML with a claim that "most of the
suckage in XML is abstracted away by the Infoset" is a remarkable way of
illustrating the great divides in XML today.  Thank you!

Simon St.Laurent
Ring around the content, a pocket full of brackets
Errors, errors, all fall down!
http://simonstl.com -- http://monasticxml.org


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