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Elliotte Harold wrote:
> I think you're the one who's having trouble accepting that different 
> people need different solutions. You want to force everyone to use XML, 
> not me. I have no problem with there being data in the world that cannot 
> be conveniently and efficiently represented in XML. If developers in 
> particular spaces like mobile applications need to use something other 
> than XML, that's fine. I don't think there is any one solution that will 
> fit all needs, and attempting to create one will just produce a mess 
> that satisfies no one. Calling your one-true uber format "XML" will 
> simply confuse the marketplace and drag XML down with it.

So if one called it BML and wrote SAX and DOM APIs to read and write it, 
you'd be happy with it?

Bob Foster


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