Like every other technology, XML needs to have a use before it becomes
a useful tool. Just using XML because it's available quickly leads to
headaches, as it isn't the best tool for all scenarios (config files
written in XML for instance). That said, XML is awesome for a lot of
things ... however, without having a better grasp of XML you're
unlikely to know whether it'll fit your needs.

If for no other reason, learning XML and related technologies is worth
it simply because the rest of the world uses it. So get to know it,
then you'll be able to actually judge if your project can benefit from


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