Subject: Re: The horror that is XML From: Erik Naggum <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: Thu, 07 Mar 2002 23:19:20 GMT Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp Message-ID: <email@example.com> * Tim Bradshaw | That's a blowup factor of ~250 which is not bad. Saves having to | provide floppy support for Windows anyway. Heh. One thing that continues to amaze me with those *ML people is that both they and their software have this unnerving fixation on whitespace and sprinkle it liberally to sort of indent their HTML code, as if anyone could possibly have cared. Some web pages I have seen have more than 30% whitespace that is discarded as "markup" by whatever passes for a parser. /// -- In a fight against something, the fight has value, victory has none. In a fight for something, the fight is a loss, victory merely relief.