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Re: [xml-dev] Wikipedia on XML

On Fri, Aug 7, 2009 at 2:57 PM, Michael Kay<mike@saxonica.com> wrote:

> A language for describing the syntax of another language?

Despite the L in XML, syntax alone does not constitute a language.
It's only a language if there are words. XML doesn't define words. It
merely a;llows words to be defined, and therefore XML does not, in my
view, constitute a true language.

Elliotte Rusty Harold

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