From: N. C a r r o l l (
Date: Wed Feb 14 2001 - 08:27:03 PST

From: Eugene Eric Kim <>
To: <>

> On Mon, 12 Feb 2001, N. C a r r o l l wrote:
> > I mean that XML, SGML, etc., keep popping up as
> > fundamental parts of architecture. At one time views were
> > expressed that data would actually be stored in XML
> > files. But tables still work, all the way down to the hard
> > drive.
> I think I agree with you, but I'm going to be a little pedantic just to
> make sure. XML is a document interchange language. Data that is
> expressed in XML doesn't have to be stored in XML files. You could just

Pedantically, amen. Let us drive a stake through the notion.

> as easily store the data in a relational or object-relational database.
> In fact, several tools like this exist, such as Ozone DB.

Or PostgreSQL?


Nicholas Carroll

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