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RE: [xml-dev] "Introducing MicroXML, Part 1: Explore the basicprinciples of MicroXML"

Hi Len,

> >>I can see that.  But at the same time, it could be amortized over a
> long, 
> >>long time, right, because not every application is going to start 
> >>using those hypermedia affordances on day 1.
> What can they do that they can't do now?  That is the 
> critical question.

Well, if it enables both documents and linked data, that's gotta hit a sweet spot?
I was hoping static hypermedia might help that cause.  I'm still not cmonvinced it
wouldn't - after all I'm pretty sure the JSON guys are trying to put hypermedia in
JSON too, but it may be a bit harder because there are no namespaces. But anyy.wa
> >>Next time you're in Ottawa, I owe you a beer!
> I appreciate that.  I am a hermit though.  I dropped out of 
> the scene years ago and although Lauren convinced me to come 
> out once or twice, my time is past.  Think of me as the grave 
> digger in The Ghost Rider.  I know where the bodies are 
> buried because I had to bury them.  I'm
> possibly the last guy who had the debate you are having.  :)  
>  It is an
> obvious and proven workable idea but so is down 
> translation/transformation.

Well, thanks for the stories, it's been a real education.

I'd better get back to my p's and q's!


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