The Promise of XML Realized

The Promise of XML Realized. Microsoft's Jean Paoli, the architect of Office 11's XML support, was co-editor of the XML 1.0 specification with Tim Bray. The first thing Paoli showed Bray was that any existing .doc file can be saved as XML — specifically, as WordML, which expresses both the style and the content of the document in pure XML. “When I showed that to Tim,” Paoli remarked, “he was jumping for joy.”  [PHP Everywhere]

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