XML news outlets (was Re: Random thought)

Simon St.Laurent simonstl at simonstl.com
Tue Sep 14 01:35:41 BST 1999

At 09:45 AM 9/13/99 -0700, Tim Bray wrote:
>It's an open secret that there's a journalist from C|Net who's been
>tipped off that there's maybe a story here and has been sniffing around.
>I pointed him at the archive when he contacted me.  Mind you, I think it
>would take Woodward & Bernstein combined to the power of 10 to dig out 
>the multiple levels of story here and package it up in language that's
>comprehensible to people who aren't already obsessive about markup. -Tim

Hmmm... you'd think XML.com or another XML-specific outlet could report on
it.  XML.com did a very good job as a forum for the XSL discontent, though
I don't know how they'd feel about the W3C gossip aspect of this story.
Perhaps, given another level of processing, C|Net and other outlets could
pick up XML stories with better context and less need for straitjackets.  

There's also a new 'XML Magazine' going up:

Just a press release, no sign of an actual magazine yet.  (www.fawcette.com
does include reviews of Palo Alto restaurants in their resources area,
however.)  They might also be able to provide news for the markup-obsessed,

Simon St.Laurent
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