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RE: The sky is falling! XML's dirty secret! Go back! It's a

  • To: 'Tim Bray' <tbray@t...>, xml-dev@l...
  • Subject: RE: The sky is falling! XML's dirty secret! Go back! It's a trap!
  • From: "Anderson, John" <John@B...>
  • Date: Mon, 3 Jun 2002 11:50:56 +0200

RE:  The sky is falling! XML's dirty secret!  Go back!  It's a
Title: RE: The sky is falling! XML's dirty secret! Go back! It's a trap!

Of course, this is quite true.

We all know that using XML forces you to store all of your data in plain text on shared file systems. Otherwise it wouldn't work, would it?

Of course, now that he has access to this great technology, we won't be able to do a web search on "forum&backhander&kay" to see how much he got paid for it . . .

-----Original Message-----
From: Tim Bray [mailto:tbray@t...]
Sent: 30 May 2002 05:36
To: xml-dev@l...
Subject: The sky is falling! XML's dirty secret! Go back! It's
a trap!

The category of truth-oblivious technically-vacuous trade press articles
about XML is far from empty, but I think we have a major new star in the


Oh dear... -Tim

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