"XML is a classic political compromise: it balances the needs of man and machine by being equally unreadable to both"

-- Matthew Might

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In other words: XML combines the efficiency of text files with the readability of binary files...

@fribbledom I hope I'm not speaking out of turn here, but it seems to me that you don't quite like XML.

@eject

Actually, I like it in the same sense that I really do like C++. Both are incredibly powerful, but also spiraled a bit out of control.

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