Seems it's all been worthwhile :)

Richard Light richard at
Sat Dec 6 11:15:22 GMT 1997

In message <199712051851.TAA03832 at>, Adrian Orlowski
<adrian at> writes
>The news is that this scenario might not be that far away: 
>"Microsoft CEO Bill Gates recently said that XML will be the
>data format for Office and HTML will be the display
>standard." I have the following reference for this:
>Vendors to push XML as all-purpose Web middleware format

Excellent news.  I make/made a similar plea in 'Presenting XML' ("XML-
Based Authoring", p.44-47).


Richard Light
SGML/XML and Museum Information Consultancy
richard at

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