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Sender: "Team Ada: Ada Advocacy Issues (83 & 95)" <[log in to unmask]>
X-To: David Botton <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Wed, 12 Jul 2000 00:06:09 -0400
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David,

Another question: did you use the extensions?  Did they add value over
the standard or were they "trivial"?

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Richard Conn, Principal Investigator
Reuse Tapestry


-----Original Message-----
From: Team Ada: Ada Advocacy Issues (83 & 95)
[mailto:[log in to unmask]]On Behalf Of David Botton
Sent: Tuesday, July 11, 2000 10:12 PM
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Subject: Re: Leveraging MicroSoft's Marketing


Sorry, but I have already written a few large applications using MSXML. and
it has many "additions" to the standard.

If you look in MSDN you will see there is a little '*' next to all the MS
specific additions in the MSXML interfaces.

David Botton

----- Original Message -----
From: "Richard Conn" <[log in to unmask]>
> The tune at this year's Tech-Ed 2000 conference was
> different,
> with XML 1.0, an open standard created by the World Wide Web Consortium,
was
> backed heavily, and there is no Microsoft variant this time that I can
tell.
> Even the MSDN Library entries on XML contain links to the W3C sites for
> detail.
> Built into Windows 2000, Windows CE, Windows Millenium, and what looks
like
> the
> rest of the Windows 2000 spinoffs is MSXML, a parser for W3C XML which
will
> always
> be available to any application that wants it.
>
> So, another view of the issue pertaining to Microsoft.

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