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Re: Scope of W3C recommendations; core issue for polyglot & DRM

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2013 21:36:32 -0500
Message-ID: <510735B0.8090903@openlinksw.com>
To: www-tag@w3.org
On 1/28/13 6:30 PM, Karl Dubost wrote:
> Kingsley,
>
> Le 28 janv. 2013 à 14:07, Kingsley Idehen a écrit :
>> Put differently, XML usage and relevance (at broad Web-scale) is on the decline.
> I have seen that sentence a few times. I have no idea how we backup this by real data on a timeline. Do you have hints? Or how do you evaluate it yourself?
>
For the "Web Developer" profile, all you have to do it look at places 
like Github and other Open Source collectives. The trend is away from 
XML to JSON.

BTW -- I use XML extensively and appreciate its utility for data 
transformation and exchange, the problem is that it needs to succeed or 
fail on its own merits. Squeezing it into HTML will never help XML 
survive or succeed.

Links:

1. http://blog.programmableweb.com/2011/05/25/1-in-5-apis-say-bye-xml/
2. 
http://blog.appfog.com/why-json-will-continue-to-push-xml-out-of-the-picture/
3. 
https://devcentral.f5.com/blogs/us/the-stealthy-ascendancy-of-json#.UQc1h45ON7Q
4. http://www.google.com/trends/explore#q=xml%2C%20json&cmpt=q .

-- 

Regards,

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