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Last week marked another milestone for the future of XML. In addition to the release of the World Wide Web Consortium's XML Schema, the scores of companies involved in the UDDI (Universal Description, Discovery and Integration) project announced that the
Microsoft's entry into the professional-services business is one of the best things that can happen to this market.
Microsoft Corp.'s FrontPage 2002 and NetObjects Inc.'s Fusion MX are competent, expanded products that, although of the cookie-cutter school of Web site creation tools, will be valuable to small companies that need to create and post entire sites quickly.