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Re: XML Introduction

From: Paul Prescod <papresco@calum.csclub.uwaterloo.ca>
Date: Mon, 18 Nov 1996 10:00:50 -0500
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To: cbullard@HiWAAY.net, Paul Prescod <papresco@calum.csclub.uwaterloo.ca>
Cc: w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org
At 08:36 AM 11/18/96 -0600, Len Bullard wrote:
>Paul Prescod wrote:
>> Could we say "XML text or non-XML text?" I am not sure in what sense an
>> ASCII inclusion (e.g. a VRML world) is more "binary" than an XML document.

I would like to amend my suggestion to "XML data or non-XML data".

>Agreed.  Would XML ever contain VRML?  

Why not? Isn't VRML a good language for embedding a 3D representation of
financial data? Or of a room?

>VRML x.x might contain XML. 
>We also considered that HTML was a particular 
>text application, and that others might be needed or desired.

Good decision!

 Paul Prescod
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