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Re: [xml-dev] Results of Open XML balloting at INCITS

* Rick Jelliffe wrote:
>They are both standard query languages for databases. If you just stopped
>there, you might be tempted to say that therefore one was extraneous and
>so should not be a standard.

This is an excellent point indeed and I would like to invite you to come
back to us with it--once the number of XML office formats approaches the
number of query languages in use, and standardization would help to re-
move opportunities to make incompatible and otherwise bad choices. Until
then people might not see the similarity between picking two among many
hundreds and two among two.
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