What is XML for?

Dave Winer dave at userland.com
Sat Jan 30 01:07:39 GMT 1999

>>Perhaps not the primary storage medium, but certainly as the backup medium.

Exactly right. 

We have our content management system archive every change and every new
message to a folder containing XML files as backup against a crash of the
odb and to allow easy synchronization with other databases that understand

This is a totally appropriate use of XML.


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