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Subject: RE: XML Gave A War, But Nobody Came
I agree with that decision. While common industry standards can be useful, I believe that setting a global standard is too restrictive and, in fact, goes against the purpose of XML as a metalanguage. -----Original Message----- From: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]On Behalf Of William J. Kammerer Sent: Wednesday, May 31, 2000 11:09 PM To: ebXML List Subject: XML Gave A War, But Nobody Came XML Gave A War, But Nobody Came (May 29, 2000) http://www.techweb.com/se/directlink.cgi?INW20000529S0046 Asked if they cared about which XML version will win, [nine e-commerce executives at top Internet exchanges and e-businesses] all shook their heads. They will fight to set standards for the structure of XML documents in their respective industries, they said, but not about setting a common, global standard for the language. William J. Kammerer FORESIGHT Corp. 4950 Blazer Memorial Pkwy. Dublin, OH USA 43017-3305 (614) 791-1600 Visit FORESIGHT Corp. at http://www.foresightcorp.com/ "Commerce for a New World"
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