Re: Ok, who is the smart guy that invented XML?

Seebs <usenet-nospam@xxxxxxxxx> writes:

For an example of a stupid but at least it works XML data format, look at
the configuration files for Rise of Nations. Actual example:


Now, if they'd done something like

it might have been a lot more usful and flexible. But they didn't.

Of course, this would have been far, far better:

(faction :name "China" :bonus (science 25) ...)

But that ship sailed a long, long time ago.

Robert A. Uhl