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Re: [xml-dev] Footwear

Strangely, shoes using XML doesn't really seem that far out these days.  I work with a lot of remote sensor and system monitoring devices and although I haven't seen XML coming off the devices yet I have seen some talk about it.  Many of the device manufacturers provide gateways to access device data that they aggregate and that access is usually through some form of Web Services...

Peter Hunsberger

On Thu, Apr 19, 2012 at 7:42 AM, Norm Birkett <Norm.Birkett@reval.com> wrote:
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Liam R E Quin [mailto:liam@w3.org]
> XML is used ... in shoes.... OK, not in _all_ shoes, but there were
> some. Honest ;)

Some sort of advanced, dynamic running shoe, maybe? Or ultra-high-heel platforms with self-balancing features to make them safer for starlets? The footie component of recent spacesuits? Hazmat boots with radiation-level logging? Automatic self-camoflaging army boots?

Or was it just Maxwell Smart's shoe phone? (But I always thought that was an analog device.)



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