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Michael Champion

Michael Champion is a research and development specialist at Software
AG, working out of Ann Arbor, Michigan. He graduated from the University of
Michigan and did graduate study specializing in data analysis and computer
simulation of international conflict. He has been a software developer in
the USA for 20 years, working primarily in the area of middleware for
client-server document and image management systems. He has been active in
the World Wide Consortium's Document Object Model (DOM) Working Group for
more than three years and was an editor of the core XML portion of the DOM
Level 1 Recommendation. He is now co-chair of the Web Services Architecture
Working Group. Champion joined Software AG in early 1999 and now works in
the Technology Enablement group, focusing on technical business development
activities, writing articles on XML technology, and building example
integrations between XML applications and Software AG's database and
enterprise integration products. He serves as co-chair of the W3C Web
Services Architecture working group and continues to be active in the W3C
DOM working group as well as the W3C XML Protocols working group.

 

Weblogs

Not surprisingly, peace has not broken out in the ongoing dispute over web services specifications described in my...

It's as regular as the seasons: as the leaves start to fall from the trees here in Michigan, more web services specifications flutter down from WS-IvoryTower, and more hunters take up their...

Tim Bray has yet another must read piece that apparently emerges from the collision of his deep understanding of XML concepts with realities he experiences at Sun.

[Another look back at the XML 2003 conference
last week. I feel sortof blogspherically incorrect in waiting a week to write
down these thoughts, but I wanted to let them bounce around...

This is the first of several reflections on what I think I learned here at the XML 2003 conference in Philadelphia. Sorry if it's too XML-geeky and not of sufficient interest to Java people, but...

Ray Ozzie [IMHO but IANAL] effectively demonstrates that 1993-vintage Lotus Notes had "prior art" that -- in a rational world -- would invalidate the Eolas patent on embedded hypermedia. This...

Phil Howard of Bloor Research presents anargument I've heard more than once recently: "The reason why there is this trend away...

There are lots of articles and weblogs about standards-related issues recently. Simple news/weblog content syndication "standards" are in the midst of a...

The contentious world of RSS and the "(not) Echo" project have been featured in a number of java.net weblogs recently by Simon ...

I must confess that when I first started hearing about Service Oriented Architectures or SOAs, my reaction was "oh brother, here we go again ... more vague mumbling about 'paradigm shifts' by...

Sean McGrath seems to be the first to link to this weblog, and I'll return the favor by publicly...

For some users, the Java and XML roads come together in a smooth interchange where objects can be serialized as XML and schemas cleanly bound into classes.