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Re: [xml-dev] Generic XML Tag Closer </> (GXTC)

David Lyon wrote:

> On Wed, 2006-08-23 at 16:02 +1000, Rick Jelliffe wrote:

> > Any idiot can make up a better markup language than XML,
> > and many idiots in fact do so.

> I think this is a very condescending statement about the
> people like David Megginson who put XML together.

  Not at all.  It is actually easy to design a better (for some
definition of "better") language than XML in a particular context, for
a particular purpose.

> > But its value comes from its being a standard.

  For sure.

> Walking was once a standard before cars, trains and aeroplanes.
> Times change Rick. Live and let live.




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