Michael Champion is a Research and Development Specialist at Software AG, working
of Ann Arbor, Michigan. He graduated from the University of Michigan and did graduate
study specializing in data analysis and computer simulation of international conflict.
He has been a software developer in the USA for 20 years, working primarily in the
of middleware for client-server document and image management systems. He has been
active in the World Wide Consortium's Document Object Model (DOM) Working Group for
than three years and was a principal editor of the core XML portion of the DOM Level
Champion joined Software AG in early 1999 and
works in the Technology Enablement group, focusing on technical business development
activities involving integrations between XML applications and Software AG's database
and enterprise integration products. He continues to be active in the W3C DOM working
group as well as the W3C XML Protocols working group.
Articles by this author
Patents and Web Standards Town Hall Meeting
A report from the "town hall" meeting at XML 2001 on patents and their
interaction with W3C standards.
Daring to Do Less with XML
One person's tangled mess of XML is another's set of must-have features. This
article offers advice for making your way through the jungle of XML and its associated