XML size (was: no subject)

Robert A. Uhl ruhl@4dv.net
Sun, 7 Apr 2002 15:46:25 -0600

On Sun, Apr 07, 2002 at 11:40:37AM +0000, Andreas Bogk wrote:
> From a user perspective, XML is a Good Thing[TM].  See the gnucash to
> gnumeric translator written in XSLT as an example why.

But such a translator could be written in awk (with a tabular text
file), Scheme (with a Scheme special form file) or Perl (with just
about anything.  Methinks those tools are rather more well-known than

I hodl XML in much the same light as Java: not perhaps a bad idea in
and of itself, but the implementation is ugly and the hype

Robert Uhl <ruhl@4dv.net>
A little science estranges a man from God.  A lot of science brings him
back.                                               --Sir Francis Bacon