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Re: XML Blueberry

  • From: Frank Boumphrey <bckman@i...>
  • To: Lauren Wood <lauren@s...>, David Brownell <david-b@p...>
  • Date: Thu, 21 Jun 2001 20:16:01 -0400

translate ebcdic to xml
<lauren>I coined it (as far as I know, nobody used it before me); it was
meant </lauren>

This  may well be true, however I published it in a tutorial on XML in 1997.
Whether I subconsciously 'cribbed' it from you, or whether it was a case of
independent invention, I don't know.  :>)

Frank Boumphrey.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Lauren Wood" <lauren@s...>
To: "David Brownell" <david-b@p...>
Cc: <xml-dev@l...>
Sent: Thursday, June 21, 2001 3:50 PM
Subject: Re: XML Blueberry


> David Brownell wrote
>
> >
> >Whoever coined that "ASCII of the Web" meme either missed,
> >or explicitly avoided, addressing the role of Unicode.  I tend to
> >think it was the latter option, considering all the exceptions XML
> >made to the Unicode rules for character classes.  As it stands,
> >the XML 1.0 spec is effectively independent of changes from the
> >Unicode consortium, but still leverages Unicode where it's most
> >essential (representation of text, not markup).
> >
> I coined it (as far as I know, nobody used it before me); it was meant
> to be a high-level description of the fact that XML can become pervasive
> as a means of representing data, just as ASCII is, and that one day in
> the future, most (all?) systems will be expected to understand XML. They
> may need to translate XML into their own internal structures, just as
> EBCDIC machines will translate ASCII into their own characters. The fact
> that XML uses Unicode is important to that saying; the fact that XML
> misses some of the characters is less important to the 50,000-foot view
> when telling people why they should look into what XML can do for them.
>
> Lauren
>
> --
> -----------
>
> Lauren Wood, Director of Product Technology, SoftQuad Software
> Chair, XML 2001 - Call for presentations now open at www.xmlconference.org
>
>
>
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