XML is boring (long --- sorry)

Bill la Forge b.laforge at jxml.com
Sun Sep 13 03:22:30 BST 1998

I see XML enabling a closer integration of desktop applications and the web.

For example, I see no difficulty in pointing an editor at a document and
editing it--so long as I have write access, it shouldn't matter where the
document is located. Though that takes a little more than just XML for a

Add some reasonable caching/replication, and the applications no longer need
to track the difference between a logical and a physical location. Things
start getting much simpler/faster.

But the key here is to keep things simple enough that we can comprehend the
whole and make it all work together cleanly.


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