Monday March 20, 12:00 pm Eastern Time
Company Press Release
Charles F. Goldfarb Launches Web Site Dedicated to XML News and Education
MCLEAN, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 20, 2000--Charles F.
Goldfarb, the father of markup languages and author of The XML
Handbook(TM) (Prentice-Hall), today announced the launch of
XMLTimes.com(TM) (www.xmltimes.com), an Internet site for news and
educational resources on Extensible Markup Language (XML), the
language of e-business. The site features up-to-the-minute XML
news-feeds from the Web's leading news agencies, with background and
tutorial articles contributed by the authors of Prentice-Hall's
Definitive XML Series from Charles F. Goldfarb.
``We are living in XML times, ''explained Dr. Goldfarb, editor of
XMLTimes.com, ``Personal relationships and humanly-conducted
transactions are rapidly giving way to database entries and automated
electronic procedures; XML is at the heart of this transition.'' The
XMLTimes.com Web site serves technical and non-technical readers with
XML news, interpretive assistance, and a discussion community. Initial
sponsors include: IBM (NYSE:IBM - news), Aberdeen Group, Bluestone Software
(NASD: BLSW), eXcelon Corporation (NASD:EXLN), XMLSolutions
Corporation and the XMLeadership Conference and Expo Series. Companies
wishing to sponsor XMLTimes.com can send e-mail to
XMLTimes.com provides news, knowledge, and a community for
gathering and sharing information about extensible markup language
(XML), the language of e-business. It provides news-feeds, articles,
and industry insight into business benefits and best practices
associated with implementing XML. Drawing on the expertise of
contributors to Prentice Hall's Definitive XML Series from Charles F.
Goldfarb, the site offers a valuable resource for our XML times.
Kevin D'Allaird, 704/849-2704
Peter Arnold Associates
Bill Costley, 781/239-1030