len bullard cbullard at
Thu Nov 27 03:25:20 GMT 1997

Rick Jelliffe wrote:
> Please say "XML is simpler than SGML '86" and "XML is better for small
> systems than SGML '86" and "SGML has many things that are not needed"
> but not "SGML people are trying to make everything complicated and make
> XML as bad, complex, over-engineered and stinky as SGML".  This demonizing
> of "SGML people" is a bad way to win people over to XML.

And as we have seen again and again, it will be the same arguments 
that the next person will use on XML and Simon's book.  

That's the way it's done.

len bullard

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