Re: Winer on XML

Lloyd Wood (
Tue, 3 Mar 1998 11:57:50 +0000 (GMT)

On Mon, 2 Mar 1998, Jeff Bone wrote:

> Typical Wining, bizarre as usual. Does anyone here have any clue
> what this guy is talking about?

No, but I generously put _that_ down to him being from California.

> Doesn't Dave get broad enough distribution among his sycophants as-is?
> I intentionally blocked all content with him a while back, it's a bit
> disturbing to see it come through this channel...

I was hoping someone here could hit him over the head with a rather
large cluestick, actually - before he perhaps distorts XML into a
single popular HTML-like instance of XML:

'I've already thought of a few improvements, and no doubt people who
know about namespaces and date formats will suggest changes. If you
build software that's compatible with this format, be prepared to
update it. Thanks!'


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