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   RE: [xml-dev] Special XML parsers

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Without knowledge of Office 11 XML, I _can_ say that Microsoft has
mastered the techniques of hiding in plain sight.  Obfuscated C will
compile and excecute, but actually reading and understanding the source
code is another matter.  Automatically generated code can quickly become
dense beyond human powers of comprehension.  It may be possible to use
Microsoft products to produce clean code, but just let one 'nice' little
feature seduce the unsuspecting user and...

And they said _I_ was mad...

Chris Gray - Systems Analyst - University of Waterloo Library
It's GNU/Linux dammit!   <http://www.gnu.org/gnu/why-gnu-linux.html>
Happy Birthday RMS!!     GNU/Linux Month, 16 Mar 03-15 Apr 03

On Wed, 19 Mar 2003, Simon St.Laurent wrote:

> joshuaa@microsoft.com (Joshua Allen) writes:
> >One might
> >wonder why he would mention these two unrelated things (Office 11 XML
> >and "proprietary XML") in the same article.
> I look forward to the time when more developers have encountered Office
> 11 XML for themselves.  It'll be nice when the complaints are grounded
> in reality rather than speculation. ;-)
> --
> Simon St.Laurent
> Ring around the content, a pocket full of brackets
> Errors, errors, all fall down!
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