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Re: [xml-dev] XML has arrived

Joe Fawcett wrote:
> All
> We have in the UK a quiz program named "University Challenge" whereby 
> student teams compete over a number of rounds for a token prize.
> The questions are normally fairly technical, such as chemical 
> valencies, or art and literature, such as identifying classical music.
> This week's episode had a question on XML, can't remember verbatim but 
> something like:
> What XML formatted files are used on web sites to provide machine 
> readable content summaries and are often visuaally marked with an 
> orange box?
> The answer, of course, was RSS.
> It was great to hear a question related to a topic that dominates my 
> professional life, the first time I've seen something like that on 
> popular television.

I guess the really telling point would be if the 'students' got the 
answer right Joe?


Dave Pawson

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