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The Misguided Silver Bullet: What XML will and will NOT do to help Information Integration
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The eXtensible Markup Language (XML) offers many important benefits and improvements over its predecessor, HTML. But, articles have appeared about XML with exaggerated claims of it being a "Rosetta Stone" with "miraculuous ways" to almost automatically provide information integration. These claims are actually being believed by some executives. It is almost surprising that no one has claimed that XML can cure cancer and provide world peace! In reality, XML must face many of the same challengesdoi:10.2139/ssrn.281823 fatcat:zu5cqcmrvnbfbottlqera73b5i