XML may be living up to its hype but challenges persist. For one, as Dan Farber recently pointed out in his blog, industry observers are worried that the proliferation of XML schemas has gone too far, potentially creating new instances of interoperability problems.
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Transmeta has shipped its Pentium-compatible Efficeon TM8800 processor.
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