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Re: [xml-dev] Meanwhile, in XML-world

On 2014 Feb 25, at 13:43, Simon St.Laurent <simonstl@simonstl.com> wrote:

> <http://alistapart.com/article/battle-for-the-body-field>
> "While fields and templates have come to dominate web publishing tools, the XML world has spent nearly 15 years developing a parallel approach. Rather than chunking content into fields and re-assembling it later, the XML community embraces fluid, markup-based documents. To capture meaningful structure and avoid HTML’s browser-specific presentation pitfalls, they define purpose-specific collections of markup tags for different projects and applications. It’s a versatile approach that has crossed paths with the web publishing world: the XHTML standard is just HTML, defined as an XML schema.

Party like it's 1999...

That article makes me feel terribly old.

All the best,


Norman Gray  :  http://nxg.me.uk
SUPA School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Glasgow, UK

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