Other things I don't get (WAS: Re: A Joeish Erlang distribution (long))
Wed Jan 29 00:35:27 CET 2003
I too haven't been very much in favor of XML at my company, but
nobody listen's to little 'ole me.
XML is great for a markup when humans are the majority of the systems
involved in processing / reading the format. But when its a computer
system, its so much simpler (or so it seems) to use a tagged binary
But just my opinion.
Per Bergqvist <> wrote:
> Regarding parlay they have now started to publish xml/soap interfaces.
> xml/soap for traffical interfaces is even more bizarro.
> I asked a colleague the other day if he could explain one good thing
> with xml and the funny thing is that he was totally confused about
> this too.
> If I think xml as such is totally overrated, I believe that soap is
> pure stupidity. Since this xml hysteria has been bugging for quite
> some time now it would be interesting to hear others opinions.
> Am I way off here ???
> (I'm sorry if this all sounds like I have pms, but I truly believe
> that traffical interfaces should have simple and efficient codings.)
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