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   RE: [xml-dev] Microsoft XML boards?

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I think as someone suggested it probably reflects an intrinsic bias where
users of open-source technologies are more likely to be using this kind of
forum than users of vendor-specific technologies.

Michael Kay

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bryce K. Nielsen [mailto:bryce@sysonyx.com] 
> Sent: 27 May 2005 16:05
> To: xml-dev@lists.xml.org
> Subject: Re: [xml-dev] Microsoft XML boards?
> > The majority of traffic on this list doesn't descend to such sordid
> details
> > as what operating system and programming language you are using.
> >
> But I see Java related questions all the time and rarely see, 
> say, a C#
> question about XML. Occassionally I'll see an MSXML question, 
> such as when
> it differs in schema validation from other parsers or XMLSpy. 
> Maybe I'm off,
> but it seems to happen more often then not.
> > Whatever your platform, if you ask a platform-specific 
> question on this
> list
> > you are likely to be told that you've asked the wrong question...
> >
> That I almost never see, particularly when it's a 
> java-related question. If
> someone has a question about how x-parser is used in Java, no one says
> they're on the wrong board, go to Sun's board (though 
> thinking about it, I
> think I have seen such responses when a Microsoft 
> tech-question is asked).
> But I think I had my question answered, I should be 
> frequenting this mailing
> list as well as the MS boards. My main point was if there 
> were any other
> lists that I should be aware of...
> Bryce K. Nielsen
> SysOnyx, Inc. (www.sysonyx.com)
> Makers of xmlLinguist, the EDI-to-XML Translator
> http://www.sysonyx.com/products/xmllinguist
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