[plt-scheme] xexprs and sxml

From: Shriram Krishnamurthi (shriram at gmail.com)
Date: Mon Jan 9 22:57:38 EST 2006

I'm all in favor of supporting better XML generation facilities.  But
I am not in favor of changing the Web server's defaults.  We have a
bit of a tendency to change things around, a luxury we can't really
afford in a language without a static type system.  PLT s-expressions,
while not very strong, are surprisingly useful for basic tasks; and
with the growing use of tools like CSS, you don't need a whole lot
more for *basic* Web programming.

The Web server already has the ability to serve different file types
besides XML expressed as x-expressions.  I'm happy to see extensions
that enable WebIt! and SXML.  But I want us to stay backwardly


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