What Clean Specs Achieve, WAS: Colonialism, SAX, Java, and Na mespaces

Mark Birbeck Mark.Birbeck at iedigital.net
Mon Feb 8 21:40:13 GMT 1999

Rob Schoening wrote:
> >  XML has nothing of the kind.  I hate to sound pessimistic, 
> but if things
> >are left to evolve this way, XML is going to become just another
> >open-standard *file format*.  

Hey, great! Is someone going to invent an open-standard file format?
About time too.

(Seriously, I'm looking for the pessimistic bit.)

Mark Birbeck
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