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Chris Maunder wrote:
Is anyone actively using XML as a data transport format?

Gosh yes, in a number of ways:
0: storing encrypted ftp credentials for desktop apps (yep, right out in the open on a web server) they get changed annually or as needed.
1: advertising program updates for desktop apps
2: uploading client data from desktop apps to a ftp/web server for processing, then maybe reporting
3: downloading client data from web apps to desktop apps (sql server 'for xml' is great) the xml loads directly into a datatable...life is good.

Of course, it helps when you control both ends (creation and consumption) of the xml content. Smile | :)
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