[xquery-talk] XML/XQuery academic conferences ?

Ken North kennorth at sbcglobal.net
Thu Oct 13 00:17:50 PDT 2011

> This is really interesting. I'm very curious as to why people think XML is 


Keep in mind Dana's environment. 

The culture of Silicon Valley is heavily influenced by venture capital and 
people who are looking for The Next Big Thing and its investment potential.

If you approach venture capitalists about an idea for a better XML mousetrap, 
you'll probably hear more of the 'XML is dead' mantra than if you are talking to 
techies and system architects.

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