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Re: XML storing and management

From: Roy Hann <specially_at_processed.almost.meat>
Date: Thu, 27 Sep 2007 19:13:26 +0100
Message-ID: <Sf6dnTyVS4lVb2bbnZ2dnUVZ8qGdnZ2d@pipex.net>


"V.J. Kumar" <vjkmail_at_gmail.com> wrote in message news:Xns99B88A18380C1vdghher_at_194.177.96.26...
> Jan Hidders <hidders_at_gmail.com> wrote in news:1190911498.923039.151330@
> 19g2000hsx.googlegroups.com:
>
>> On 27 sep, 16:27, Bob Badour <bbad..._at_pei.sympatico.ca> wrote:
>>> Jan Hidders wrote:
>>> > On 27 sep, 02:19, JOG <j..._at_cs.nott.ac.uk> wrote:
> ....
>> -- Jan Hidders
>>
>
> I find XML versus the relational model ball-crushingly boring. The only
> interesting and puzzling thing about such discussions is that seemingly
> smart people try to find some merit in the XML monstrosity, perhaps the
> greatest calamity that has ever befallen data management technology !.

Tut tut. There isn't much wrong with XML. It is an OK way to label tokens so that they can be address and relabelled in wonderful ways. The problem is people who confuse typesetting with database management. Anyone who is capable of that is capable of anything.

Roy Received on Thu Sep 27 2007 - 13:13:26 CDT

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