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   Re: [xml-dev] Python and JSON vs XML???

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On Thu, 2005-08-25 at 08:23 -0400, Alan Gutierrez wrote:
> * Kirkham, Pete (UK) <pete.kirkham@baesystems.com> [2005-08-25 05:54]:
> > 
> > > The idea of programming languages in XML syntax seems to be on
> > > the wane
> > If you mean actually typing XML to do the programming, then I'd agree.
> > But I imagine that given a repository with an XML based domain
> > specific languages (DSL) and good query, view and transformation
> > (QVT) support will be an idea that will grow, rather than wane.
>     I've been meaning to ask, is there an alternative to typing XML?
>     I know about yaml, and ogdl, but they can't do mixed content.
>     Is there a markup language that generates xml from a format that
>     is easier to type? Like a tab based markup language.


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Use CSS to display XML, part 2 - http://www-128.ibm.com/developerworks/edu/x-dw-x-xmlcss2-i.html
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