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Re: Bad Business (was Re: advocating XML)

  • From: "Simon St.Laurent" <simonstl@s...>
  • To: xml-dev@l...
  • Date: Wed, 14 Mar 2001 09:58:16 -0500

Re: Bad Business (was Re: advocating XML)
At 08:19 AM 3/14/01 -0500, David Megginson wrote:
>This is a strange thread -- I'll admit to not having read every
>posting, but why *should* anyone want to go out and advocate XML where
>it might not be needed?

Heh.  I've spent a lot of time telling people they don't need XML, mostly 
people who read about XML and thought it was time to change from HTML.

Keeping expectations reasonable - greater than zero, less than infinity - 
is really really difficult in this game, it seems!

Simon St.Laurent - Associate Editor, O'Reilly and Associates
XML Elements of Style / XML: A Primer, 2nd Ed.
XHTML: Migrating Toward XML
http://www.simonstl.com - XML essays and books


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