quote:My fault on the English - we haven't decided what to do just yet. Clearly if can't follow the article it's of no value, yet we don't have time to rewrite content that comes in from readers who use English as a second language.Andy
quote:My respect for the author writing an article in the first place. Those of us who do it on a regular basis know how hard it can be. It's that much harder when it's not in your native language.
quote:This article assumes that XML is the way of the future, which is a false assumption.XML has some significant problems.1. Performance. I'm not talking about file size (and the resulting poor performance over networks), but about that fact that parsing XML is an intensive process. For one thing, you must read the entire data structure into memory because you must read to the closing tag. CSV has no such problems.