Subject Re: [Firebird-Architect] XML
Author Jim Starkey
At 06:51 PM 4/16/03 +0200, Martijn Tonies wrote:

>Although XML started out as a standard, with DTDs etc etc,
>the current XML usage is far from it. From numerous (web)
>sources you can read that parsing XML is slowish and people
>start building own xml parsers that always expect a certain
>xml format etc etc...

Let me see. Your objection to XML is that someone can write a bad
parser that doesn't conform to the standard. I think I first heard that
objection to Fortran-II on the 7094.

If you don't like XML, you're going to hate Turing machines...

Jim Starkey