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· Naughties
· · 2005
· · · February
· · · · 01 (2 entries)

Megginson Linkage · Another one of the key people around the birth of XML has joined the conversation. This time it’s Dave Megginson, who’s best known as the chief designer of SAX, but has made contributions large and small all over the universe of descriptive markup. Interestingly, one of his first entries calls for a key simplification to XLink, one of the best XML ideas never to have hit the big-time. Within an hour of reading David’s suggestion, which is of course excellent, I ran across Norm Walsh holding forth on the same subject; apparently, chances are XLink will become more lightweight, which would be A Good Thing and might change the world, slightly.
 
Who’s Searching · I see that Forrester’s excellent Charlene Li is expecting MSN search to gain on Google. Her argument sounds plausible, so I went and checked my logfiles. Since Sunday, I’ve had 1,222 people arrive at ongoing via Google, 166 via search.yahoo.com, and 49 via MSN. If it gets a little closer, I’ll start having to run a regular Search Market Share graph along with my Browser Market Share offering.
 
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