Re: XML Blueberry
Frank Boumphrey wrote: ><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. :>) > I used the phrase "XML is the new ASCII" at a number of conferences through 1997-1998 when talking about the DOM. Probably independent invention would be my guess; it's one of those obvious things. I know that right after I started using it, so did Tim Bray and then Jon Bosak, so it hit a chord at the time. Maybe, since XML is now so widely implemented, it's time to come up with a new slogan ;-) cheers, Lauren
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