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Re: [xml-dev] Where is XML going

On Sun, 5 Dec 2010 21:13:42 -0000
"Pete Cordell" <petexmldev@codalogic.com> wrote:

> I would like to tweak and simplify XML so that people trying to
> decide between JSON and XML(lite) could see that there's no downside
> to going with the XML route.
> I don't want to invent something completely new, because that just
> means there's 3 players in town instead of two.  If we do something
> completely new I'm sure it will just wither on the vine.  I'm hoping
> for more of a point version fix in tools to accommodate the revised
> format rather than a completely new set of tools (e.g. tool version
> goes from 5.2 to 5.3 with the update).
> Removing the internal DTD and CDATA sections, along with restricting
> to UTF-8 and UTF-16 encodings is probably 80% of what's required.
> Doing something with namespaces would also be appealing.




Dave Pawson

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