RE: Why I Hate Palmtops (was: Re: SGML, XML and SML)
> I could imagine a client-side translation to speech. I'd > DEFINITELY want to send the text to the cellphone in XML (or SML, or some > structured markup language) so that the text-to-speech rendered only the most > salient parts of the content. The amount of computing power to accomplish this would again then to argue against the necessity for SML. I agree that handheld devices will be very significant in the future, I debate the necessity to lobotomize XML in order to use them. These devices will be significantly more powerful in the very near future, and so should be more than capable of dealing with XML 1.0 (after all, they'll have networking, and lot's of other stuff built in). For highly underpowered devices (which are doomed to extinction or obsolescence), I don't get the need for XML. At the end of the day, the *application* of XML is what is the most important thing, and precisely the thing that [expletive deleted] the most cycles from a CPU. The syntax is the least of it... 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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