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Invisible Markup Community Group Proposed

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Date: Tue, 16 Mar 2021 14:44:17 +0000
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The Invisible Markup Community Group has been proposed:


We choose which representations of our data to use, JSON, CSV, XML, or
whatever, depending on habit, convenience, or the context we want to use
that data in. On the other hand, having an interoperable generic
toolchain such as that provided by XML to process data is of immense
value. How do we resolve the conflicting requirements of convenience,
habit, and context, and still enable a generic toolchain? Invisible XML
(ixml) is a method for treating non-XML documents as if they were XML,
enabling authors to write documents and data in a format they prefer
while providing XML for processes that are more effective with XML
content. This is an ongoing project to provide software that lets you
treat any parsable format as if it were XML, without the need for


You are invited to support the creation of this group:

Once the group has a total of five supporters, it will be launched and
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Thank you,
W3C Community Development Team
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