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Re: Courting Joe Homepage



At 06:53 PM 17/9/96 +0100, William D. Lindsey wrote:

> Web page authors will move to XML
>because of the new things it lets them do, not because all they need
>to do is replace "<HTML>" with "<HTXML>", and make sure they've
>explicitly opened and closed all the elements. 
>
If Web page authors can't reference other web pages, or be referenced by
them, without a seamless interface in their XML tools they will not care a
fig for the extra things they can do with XML. At present XML is only likely
to be of interest to corporations who specifically do not want their
information made generally available on the Web. Joe Homepage will have to
go elsewhere!

Martin Bryan
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Martin Bryan, The SGML Centre, Churchdown, Glos. GL3 2PU, UK 
Phone/Fax: +44 1452 714029   WWW home page: http://www.u-net.com/~sgml/



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