RE: Microsoft XML boards?
I think as someone suggested it probably reflects an intrinsic bias where users of open-source technologies are more likely to be using this kind of forum than users of vendor-specific technologies. Michael Kay http://www.saxonica.com/ > -----Original Message----- > From: Bryce K. Nielsen [mailto:bryce@s...] > Sent: 27 May 2005 16:05 > To: xml-dev@l... > Subject: Re: Microsoft XML boards? > > > The majority of traffic on this list doesn't descend to such sordid > details > > as what operating system and programming language you are using. > > > > > But I see Java related questions all the time and rarely see, > say, a C# > question about XML. Occassionally I'll see an MSXML question, > such as when > it differs in schema validation from other parsers or XMLSpy. > Maybe I'm off, > but it seems to happen more often then not. > > > Whatever your platform, if you ask a platform-specific > question on this > list > > you are likely to be told that you've asked the wrong question... > > > > > That I almost never see, particularly when it's a > java-related question. If > someone has a question about how x-parser is used in Java, no one says > they're on the wrong board, go to Sun's board (though > thinking about it, I > think I have seen such responses when a Microsoft > tech-question is asked). > > But I think I had my question answered, I should be > frequenting this mailing > list as well as the MS boards. My main point was if there > were any other > lists that I should be aware of... > > Bryce K. Nielsen > SysOnyx, Inc. (www.sysonyx.com) > Makers of xmlLinguist, the EDI-to-XML Translator > http://www.sysonyx.com/products/xmllinguist > > > ----------------------------------------------------------------- > The xml-dev list is sponsored by XML.org <http://www.xml.org>, an > initiative of OASIS <http://www.oasis-open.org> > > The list archives are at http://lists.xml.org/archives/xml-dev/ > > To subscribe or unsubscribe from this list use the subscription > manager: <http://www.oasis-open.org/mlmanage/index.php> > >
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