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Blog Archive for tomwhite during October 2005

There's been a bit of a backlash against XML config files lately. The Ruby On Rails community has a crisp putdown: avoid "doing XML sit-ups". And the arrival of Java annotations in J2SE 5.0 seemed to muddy the waters somewhat - do I still need to use XML config? Well yes, they are really designed for different things (as Dennis Sosnoski points out). So if XML config files are going...