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Re: Where is XML going

  • From: Ben Trafford <ben@prodigal.ca>
  • To: David Lee <dlee@calldei.com>
  • Date: Sat, 04 Dec 2010 19:32:52 -0800

Re:  Where is XML going

David,

I think we're coming from alternate points of view. You seem to be
approaching XML as human-incomprehensible data (the app developer
viewpoint) -- I'm approaching it as a human-comprehensible document.

There are numerous examples of both, but it's become increasingly common
for people to ignore the vast, unimaginable quantity of XML documents
that exist as human-comprehensible data. An example would be the
plethora of data that exists in aviation repair manuals -- literally,
hundreds of millions of pages worth of pure document.

There will always be room for server-based transformations et. al., but
that space is very well addressed by existing technologies. What is
extremely poorly addressed is the document to end user space, and
-that's- what needs to be fixed, in my opinion.

--->Ben

On Sat, 2010-12-04 at 22:15 -0500, David Lee wrote: 
> Touché 
> Good argument
> But how does the browser know what the data means well enough to present it. ?
> I feel there is a difference of opinion re  separation of concerns that is a fundamental rift in agreement in the community 
> 
> 
> Sent from my iPad (excuse the terseness) 
> David A Lee
> dlee@calldei.com
> 
> 
> On Dec 4, 2010, at 10:03 PM, Peter Hunsberger <peter.hunsberger@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> > 
> > On Sat, Dec 4, 2010 at 7:03 PM, David Lee <dlee@calldei.com> wrote:
> >> 
> >> In my opinion the server is 'closer to the data' then the browser.  It has more chance of knowing about the meaning of the data then the browser.
> > 
> > So?  The browser is closer to the user, it has more chance of knowing
> > about the presentation requirements than the server.
> > 
> > --
> > Peter Hunsberger
> 
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