RE: SGML, XML and SML
>But yes, if Microsoft had backed s-expressions, XML would not be where >it is today. And nobody would be whining that XML is way too large and >complicated for many applications. That might be a good thing. >DSSSL-style S-expressions would be MUCH better for >representing property >relationships than XML is, and property relationships are >pretty central >to e-commerce and all sorts of machine to machine communication. > >SML people: think on this. I don't understand what 'this' is. Are you suggesting that SML should be abandoned in favor of S-expressions or are you saying that S-expressions didn't fly so SML won't either? FYI, SML does not have the three problems. It is just hairless XML. Best, Don Park - mailto:donpark@d... Docuverse - http://www.docuverse.com 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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