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- To: "Michael Champion" <firstname.lastname@example.org>,"XML Developers List" <email@example.com>
- Subject: RE: [xml-dev] Re: Where does the "nothing left but toolkits" myth come from?
- From: "Dare Obasanjo" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Mon, 7 Feb 2005 17:23:10 -0800
- Thread-index: AcUNehA396iGB7uARTej4z2OV3c99QAAklkg
- Thread-topic: [xml-dev] Re: Where does the "nothing left but toolkits" myth come from?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Michael Champion [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Monday, February 07, 2005 5:01 PM
> To: XML Developers List
> Subject: Re: [xml-dev] Re: Where does the "nothing left but
> toolkits" myth come from?
> - Another point of contention is whether a binary XML
> encoding would undermine or enhance XML's interoperability
> and ubiquity. Elliotte, Uche, and others have vociferously
> made the "actively damaging to XML"
> argument; the other side argues that XML is *not* ubiquitous
> in the (rapidly growing) wireless domain and will not be
> until the efficiency problem is addressed. The wireless
> industry wants a W3C standard so that there is a single
> wireless Web rather than one fragmented across vendors and
> sites that support one or another.
I thought they already had one, http://www.w3.org/TR/wbxml/
This is like watching a train wreck in slow motion. You'd think
experience would have taught people the folly of thinking 'we want the
W3C to come up with the single standard that wil solve all our
PITHY WORDS OF WISDOM
New systems generate new problems.
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