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Re: [xml-dev] When is it appropriate/good to format data as XML?

On Fri, 22 Feb 2019 at 18:06, Costello, Roger L. <costello@mitre.org> wrote:
> Hi Folks,
> Clearly the marketplace does not believe that XML is appropriate/good for every type of data.
> Consider:
> - Although there is an XML format for image data (SVG),

well vector graphics rather than images.

> most images in use today are not formatted as XML/SVG. Most images are formatted as binary JPEG, GIF, PNG, etc. files.
> Why is that?

Most images on the web are pictures of pet cats on facebook, and it's
hard to get a scalable vector rendition of your pet cat. If you _had_
a scalable vector version of the image, svg might be the format of


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