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   Re: [xml-dev] Why a "general" solution?

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>>>>> "Bob" == Bob Wyman <bob@wyman.us> writes:

    Bob> 	The highest priority should be to encourage interop. Today,
    Bob> people who are driven to a binary format (for whatever
    Bob> reason) are left to their own devices and have little
    Bob> guidance concerning the quality of XML alternatives or what
    Bob> may be best practices for using them. We can't prevent binary
    Bob> solutions from being used. What we should do is whatever is
    Bob> necessary to ensure that those binary solutions don't
    Bob> compromise interop.  

This last point exactly prevents binary XML from being used more
widely :-)

A good thing IMO.


Berend. (-:


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