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Re: Xquery might have some things right

From: Christopher Browne <cbbrowne_at_acm.org>
Date: 17 Mar 2004 03:40:48 GMT
Message-ID: <c38hbv$23i72g$1@ID-125932.news.uni-berlin.de>


Quoth "Mikito Harakiri" <mikharakiri_at_iahu.com>:
> "Hiran Chaudhuri" <hiran.chaudhuri_at_lrz.fh-muenchen.de> wrote in message
> news:c37mit$ca5$1_at_wsc10.lrz-muenchen.de...

>>
>> "Mikito Harakiri" <mikharakiri_at_iahu.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
>> news:29J5c.23$YU2.103_at_news.oracle.com...
>> > "Hiran Chaudhuri" <hiran.chaudhuri_at_lrz.fh-muenchen.de> wrote in message
>> > news:c37lhc$bno$1_at_wsc10.lrz-muenchen.de...
>> > > But as it does, we can focus our thoughts to
>> > > higher levels of abstraction, and wide-spread interoperability comes
>> into
>> > > reach.
>> >
>> > CORBA deja vu?
>>
>> Is CORBA that flexible? How come it is not that widely used then?
>

> No, XML is doomed to repeat CORBA failure.
>
>> And still, it is not the only use for XML.
>

> I don't see any utility for XML beyond cutting and pasting quotes into
> usenet messages like this:
> <quote>
> ...
> </quote>

Since there is:

  1. No RFC for that, and
  2. No clients that support that, and
  3. Great trouble in making up a suitable user interface to manage quoting properly anyways,

it's no good anyways.

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