XML: Fix or Fad?


As the dot-com fervor fades into the horizon, a new breed of dot-org contenders are rising up in the industry with "XML" as their rallying call. Although it is too early to fully appreciate the far-reaching implications of Extensible Markup Language in the market data industry, at a minimum we know that this technology will transform traditional vendor business models and revolutionize the way data and information is produced, retrieved and exchanged in the industry as a whole.

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