Tim Bray wrote: > > Hey, I'm as Palm-Pilot-addicted as the next geek. But I have yet > to see anything that I can stick in my pocket that has any chance > of replacing aforesaid general-purpose computer. Nobody claimed that palm computers were going to replace PCs. David said: I do think that small devices will be at the centre of > computing in the next decade (and a mostly MS-free centre, to boot). The phrase that set of this hubub is vague enough that one could argue that it is already true. How many MIPS are expended worldwide in figuring out when to deploy air bags, at what temperature to microwave pop-corn, switch cells, decode DVDs, unscramble satellite symbols and so forth. As the buzzheads at Comdex say: it's the PC *plus* era. -- Paul Prescod - ISOGEN Consulting Engineer speaking for himself "Like most religious texts, the XML 1.0 spec has proven itself internally-inconsistent, so we're going to have to invent some kind of exegetical method now to show how it's really all an allegory." - Anon xml-dev: A list for W3C XML Developers. To post, mailto:xml-dev@i... Archived as: http://www.lists.ic.ac.uk/hypermail/xml-dev/ and on CD-ROM/ISBN 981-02-3594-1 To unsubscribe, mailto:majordomo@i... the following message; unsubscribe xml-dev To subscribe to the digests, mailto:majordomo@i... the following message; subscribe xml-dev-digest List coordinator, Henry Rzepa (mailto:rzepa@i...)
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