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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.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bryce K. Nielsen [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: 27 May 2005 16:05
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: [xml-dev] Microsoft XML boards?
> > The majority of traffic on this list doesn't descend to such sordid
> > 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
> > 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
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