[RFC] SRS Section 1

Hui Zhou zhouhui at wam.umd.edu
Tue Feb 1 11:09:35 PST 2005

On Tue, Feb 01, 2005 at 06:52:06PM +0000, Matthew Burgess wrote:
>That is quite misleading.  XML is a *data* markup language.  I'd much 
>prefer to see something closer to the w3c's definition (see 
>http://w3.org/XML/).  Something like:
>Extensible Markup Language (XML) is a simple, very flexible text format 
>used to exchange a wide variety of data on the Web and elsewhere.

(Not to accuse the above sentence, just one side thought.)
If it is for the web, I can see the need for such general flexibility. 
Does alfs need that flexibility? Detailed examples?

Hui Zhou

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