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I Spy with my Bastard Eye

Episode 27 Episode 27 BOFH 2001: Episode 27 "I SPY"" I murmur, glancing sneakily around the office, "with my little eye, something beginning with... E." "Explosion!" The PFY responds, eager for anything to relieve the tedium. "You can't SEE an explosion!" I state. "I beg to differ. Fancy a practical demo?" "Ah, no. Not really. But …
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XML: You'd think it couldn't get worse

There is an old saying about things having to get worse before they get better. And the news that yet more XML standards are being proposed is at least an indication that things are still getting worse.