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   RE: [xml-dev] Principles of XML design

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> > > Just out of interest: when are "users" going to be 
> switching between
> > > parsers for a given application?
> > 
> > Anyone moving their application from JDK 1.4 to JDK 1.5 is 
> switching between
> > parsers, unless they go out of their way not to.
> Given the parser that ships with 1.4 I'd hope anyone who really cares
> has gone out of their way to ensure that doesn't happen....

But 98% of users don't care and don't need to - that's the whole point.
There are vast numbers of people who don't know what XML parser they are
using, and that's exactly the way it should be.

Michael Kay


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