[arch-projects] XML holocaust

Paul Mattal paul at mattal.com
Tue Mar 22 10:39:22 EST 2005

I also have to put in a vote for JDOM. It made XML useable for me in Java.

XML trades bandwidth and overhead for more structure. Sometimes it's the 
right tool, sometimes it isn't.


- P

Andy Roberts wrote:
> I agree. I always liked the concept of XML, but in practise it's a nightmare. 
> It obviously has its uses, but man, it can be a tad too verbose. XML is the 
> "language" of web services, so just think that all this flabby XML is 
> clogging up bandwidth.

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