"The growing maturity of the Extensible Markup Language (XML),
has seen a corresponding surge in the number of people curious to
learn as much as they can as soon as they can about this
up-and-coming meta language. The fact that many of the proposed
standards related to XML are still in a relative state of infancy
doesn't have to be an impediment for those who are thinking about
"... Luckily, there are more than enough XML books, conferences,
classes, and Web sites to help you..."