SGML, XML and SML
donpark at docuverse.com
Sat Nov 20 00:12:15 GMT 1999
>But yes, if Microsoft had backed s-expressions, XML would not be where
>it is today. And nobody would be whining that XML is way too large and
>complicated for many applications. That might be a good thing.
>DSSSL-style S-expressions would be MUCH better for
>relationships than XML is, and property relationships are
>to e-commerce and all sorts of machine to machine communication.
>SML people: think on this.
I don't understand what 'this' is. Are you suggesting that SML should
be abandoned in favor of S-expressions or are you saying that S-expressions
didn't fly so SML won't either?
FYI, SML does not have the three problems. It is just hairless XML.
Don Park - mailto:donpark at docuverse.com
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