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Re: [XPL - eXtensible Programming Language]

From: Michael Lauzon <xpl@fastmail.ca>
Date: Thu, 5 Oct 2000 10:32:11 -0400 (EDT)
Message-Id: <39DC90EB.000033.47239@frodo.searchcanada.ca>
To: wegrzyn@garbagedump.com, xml-dist-app@w3.org
Well, I've been informed by Mark Wilson (who runs VBXML.com) that XPL 
has been mentioned on Scripting News (http://www.scripting.com/).  I 
may send a message to the OASIS announcment list, see what happens.  
We need more exposure than we are getting now.

Michael
XPL Group, Founder
http://www.xplatypus.com/
http://www.egroups.com/group/xpl/
http://www.egroups.com/subscribe/xpl/

> Michael,
>
> Try not to get too mad over things like this...it is one of the
> defining features of the Internet and standards process. Some
> people look for evil lurking under every stone and finding it.
> Just issue a "matter-of-fact" statement and move on. I know that
> is easier said than done sometime, but it is the way to stop flame
> wars. BTW, I liked the XPL idea.
>
> FWIW,
> Chuck
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Michael Lauzon" <xpl@fastmail.ca>
> To: <richard.draucker@usa.net>; <xml-dist-app@w3.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, October 03, 2000 2:00 PM
> Subject: Re: [XPL - eXtensible Programming Language]
>
>
>> What a very rude thing to say!!!  We are only part of the
>> VBXML.com network, we are being hosted for FREE, thanks to the
>> Webmaster and Owner of the site, Mark Wilson
>> (mark_tracey@yahoo.com).  XPL has nothing to do with MS.  So, we
>> have our website hosted by a VB programmer...so what?!  Doesn't
>> mean we are affiliated with MS.  We are not trying to extend XML
>> (that would be something MS would do). I have no relation to MS
>> whatsoever, XPL was an idea of mine back in January.  XPL will
>> not extend XML, because we are trying to create a programming
>> language that IS an application of XML.
>>
>> Michael
>> XPL Group, Founder
>> http://www.xplatypus.com/
>> http://www.egroups.com/group/xpl/
>> http://www.egroups.com/subscribe/xpl/
>>
>>
>>
>>> I'm am actively engaged in J2EE development using
>>> Apache/Jrun3/SOAP/Xalan.  I find your proposal for XPL
>>> interesting.  However, platform independence and escaping
>>> Microsoft's extensions to standards is largely what has drawn me
>>> to this area of programming.  Unfortunately, your VBXML ties to
>>> the Windows platform cause you to be sufficiently suspect to
>>> prevent me from having interest in contributing.  I imagine XPL
>>> is really a front for M$ to extend XML to where it only works on
>>> Windows with some gazillion dollar M$ supplied dll.
>>>
>>> Sincerely,
>>> Richard Draucker
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> "Michael Lauzon" <xpl@fastmail.ca> wrote:
>>>> XPL (eXtensible Programming Language) is an open source
>>>> initiative, to make a programming language that is an
>>>> application of XML.
>>>>
>>>> Michael
>>>> XPL Group, Founder
>>>> http://www.xplatypus.com/ (http://www.vbxml.com/xpl/)
>>>> http://www.egroups.com/group/xpl/
>>>> http://www.egroups.com/subscribe/xpl/
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