RE: Great controversies of XML
At 03:09 PM 1/13/00 -0800, Andrew Layman wrote: >Maybe Namespaces should occupy the top five slots. :-) #1 was originally Namespaces, Namespaces, Namespaces, but I thought maybe that was a little harsh. But maybe not! David Megginson wrote: >verbosity (binary formats and compression), mixed >content, schema/DTD repositories, comments, processing instructions, >character encodings, data typing, document and schema composition, the >single root element, required end tags, packaging multi-part >documents, etc. etc. Er, uh, yeah. That's a fine list. I was thinking a little more in terms of using XML than what went in the spec (otherwise I'd include notations and unparsed entities), but that's got lots. I wish I was better at coming up with nice phrases like 'data kidnap' and 'data lockout' to keep up with Rick Jelliffe, but we're off to a fine start! Simon St.Laurent XML Elements of Style / XML: A Primer, 2nd Ed. Building XML Applications Inside XML DTDs: Scientific and Technical Cookies / Sharing Bandwidth http://www.simonstl.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/ or CD-ROM/ISBN 981-02-3594-1 Please note: New list subscriptions now closed in preparation for transfer to OASIS.
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