Is XML getting too hard?

Chris Hubick maillist at
Tue Aug 18 18:16:14 BST 1998

On Tue, 18 Aug 1998, Jon Knight wrote:

> On Tue, 18 Aug 1998, Peter Murray-Rust wrote:
> > The idea of bundling up many files - promoted by David Megginson - is an
> > exciting one. If I could be assured that I could send a jar file to a
> > client
> Does a *.jar file imply that XML is getting tightly bound to Java?

	For starters I think this is all HTTP 1.1's job, it provides 
persistant connections, and the framework for compression.  As for Jar
files, they are just zip files with a different extension and a manifest
file included.

Chris Hubick
mailto:chris at

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