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   Re: [xml-dev] XML in my morning post

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On 3/1/06, James Fuller <jim.fuller@ruminate.co.uk> wrote:
> G. Ken Holman wrote:
> > Except for spelling "eXtensible" incorrectly by capitalizing the "X"
> > (the standard document does not have a capital "X") I thought it was
> > neat that my government is promoting the use of XML to the general
> > public and felt it sufficient to use the succinct description above to
> > get people familiar with the technology to use it.
> >
> > And looking on their web site, the XML guidelines go back to 2002.
> >
> > Now, did we use it?  Actually, no ... we only have to file two T4
> > slips and my wife had already used their simple web interface to do so
> > before I noticed the flier mentioned XML.  We aren't electronic
> > filers, so the form didn't get looked at.
> >
> > But a company with thousands or even just hundreds of T4 slips would
> > probably have their information in a database and I was pleased at the
> > thought that they could merely create a database query to create an
> > XML instance that could be validated by the government schema and then
> > filed.
> neat....in the Czech Republic XML usage is rampant throughout the
> government.
> This is my favourite example, from the website that lists all companies
> in Czech (www.justice.cz).
> http://portal.justice.cz/uvod/JusticeEN.aspx
> look for xml for Register of Bankrupts.
> cheers, Jim Fuller

It's typically spelled as "eXtensible" accentuating the X in XML.
either way, that's good news...I wonder how far 'till the US gov makes
XML a standard in document submission.

Anthony Ettinger
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