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Subject: Re: xml has a long way to go it seems
From: James Tauber <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:General discussion of Extensible Markup Language <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Tue, 6 Jul 1999 11:22:47 +0800

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----- Original Message -----
From: Mark Birbeck <[log in to unmask]>
> I think your problem is that you are trying to make XML documents
> reproduce what should be achieved in a relational (or object) database.

Despite my example of what I do with XMLSOFTWARE.COM, I agree fully with
Mark. In a lot of cases you are better off just going with a relational
database, with XML as an interfacing layer, or as a rich-text markup within
database fields.

James Tauber / [log in to unmask] /
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