What does XML look like on other planets?

spot the difference

Beats me. But I have seen what XML looks like in the alternative reality cubicle of my strange friend Gaksloope, fourteen minutes into the future.

Compare Gaksloope's XML side by side with some regular Earth XML.

How many differences can you detect? And what are they all about?

<?xml version=1.0 ?>
<rss/
   <channel/
      <title/Gaksloope/>
      <link/ht:\\org\gaksloope\www\blog\/>
      <description/Gaksloope's Thought Capture Device/>
      <copyright/Gaksloope Zeta-0/>
      <item/
         <title/Nancy Says 'Yes'/>
         <guid/ht:\\org\gaksloope\www\blog\nancy.aspx/>
         <pubDate zone=0 annum=W1/2006-02-05-02-27-36/>
         <description/
            <p/Nancy Reagan admits
            dealing crack to whitehouse staff./>
         /description>
         <category/News/>
      /item>     
   /channel>
/rss>
XML as used by Gaksloope
<?xml version="1.0" ?>
<rss>
   <channel>
      <title>Gaksloope</title>
      <link>http://www.gaksloope.org/blog/</link>
      <description>Gaksloope's Thought Capture Device</description>
      <copyright>Gaksloope Zeta-0</copyright>
      <item>
         <title>Nancy Says 'No'</title>
         <guid>http://www.gaksloope.org/blog/nancy.aspx</guid>
         <pubDate>2006-05-02T02:27:36+0:00</pubDate>
         <description>
            &lt;p&gt;Nancy Reagan denies
            dealing crack to whitehouse staff.&lt;/p&gt;
         </description>
         <category>News</category>
      </item>     
   </channel>
</rss>
How the same doc might look in XML 1.0





















 

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