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Re: [XPL - eXtensible Programming Language]

From: Michael Lauzon <xpl@fastmail.ca>
Date: Thu, 5 Oct 2000 14:06:02 -0400 (EDT)
Message-Id: <39DCC30A.000079.40169@frodo.searchcanada.ca>
To: dave@userland.com, xml-dist-app@w3.org
Dave & others,

The best thing that I would say, is join the group, read through the 
archives, and then submit some ideas, or send in some responses to 
stuff already in the archives.  Though, you must be a member to read 
the archives.

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


> Michael, I think it's a fascinating idea. In true synchronicity, I
> had come to the same conclusion a few days before I heard about
> your effort. Since XML is becoming so rich (or complex, depending
> on how you look at it) why not go all the way and add looping and
> logic in a straightforward way that all programmers understand.
>
> Also, the possibility of having a format that can be interpreted
> by all scripting environments is quite appealing. It could save us
> the trouble of integrating every scripting syntax into our
> environment.
>
> Anyway, I think this idea has merit, and I'm glad you're exploring
> it and look forward to seeing what you come up with.
>
> Dave
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Michael Lauzon" <xpl@fastmail.ca>
> To: <wegrzyn@garbagedump.com>; <xml-dist-app@w3.org>
> Sent: Thursday, October 05, 2000 7:32 AM
> Subject: Re: [XPL - eXtensible Programming Language]
>
>
>> 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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