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Re: Improvements of the website

* Jens Seidel <jensseidel@users.sf.net> [2007-04-17 12:49]:
> On Tue, Apr 17, 2007 at 12:33:43PM +0200, Bastian Venthur wrote:
>> 	* I don't believe we should favor XML(-ish stuff) above simplified
>> markup when the target audience are humans. XML is good for many things
>> but definitely not for being edited by the casual user. BTW there are
> XML is at least well structured.

 But much more stricter with respect to tag closing, tag casing, value
quoting and similar things - and cleaning up after translators who
fumbled yet again with such things is quite a mess already now.  It
won't get better if you switch to XML.

 Besides, I haven't heard of _anything_ yet why people would want to
switch to XML and what they think would make it better than WML.  If
switching to XML would lose us powerful features like includes,
scripting facilities, output redirection and most importantly easy usage
for translators it won't get us anywhere.

 I'm still waiting for anyone to argue wrt/ about what it will really
gain us.  And I'm not speaking about some "but XML can be parsed by
everything !!!1!" jerks.  That's no gain, at all, because it won't get
the work done.

 So long,
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