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Re: Sad, but true ... (???)

From: David Cressey <dcressey_at_verizon.net>
Date: Sat, 25 Feb 2006 15:04:04 GMT
Message-ID: <El_Lf.622$SJ2.7@trndny01>

"Frank Hamersley" <terabitemightbe_at_bigpond.com> wrote in message news:mbOLf.15533$yK1.9564_at_news-server.bigpond.net.au...
> David Cressey wrote:
> > "Bob Hairgrove" <invalid_at_bigfoot.com> wrote in message
> > news:138uv1tp2b65d5ve04ukpcqek3pmmps4oh_at_4ax.com...
> >
> >>Here's how to use XML in your database (...NOT!):
> >
> > Hey! It's time to update "Stupid Database Tricks!" (I just had
occasion
> > to mention that thread in another discussion forum).
> >
> > Now it's time for "Stupid XML Tricks". That should be a real live one.
>
> Where's the sport in that?
>
> The XML canvas is so broad and the cost of entry so close to free that
> any loon will be able to produce a stoopidity!
>

Yeah, but coming up with the top ten should be a real challenge!

> At least with C++ and VB they have to get it past the compiler!
>

> Ah well - bring it on (the deluge that is)! Frank.

I'm not going to do it. I have refrained from learning XML. I don't mean any disdain by saying that. It's just that I wait a while before deciding to learn something. And it's not clear to me just what an extensible markup language would buy me. Received on Sat Feb 25 2006 - 09:04:04 CST

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