Cnet: Microsoft limits XML in Office 2003

My spin But this should not be thought of to be misleading or surprising…only businesses or individuals who can support and take advantage of XML are going to use it. I think this is a non-issue.
News Clip: A distinction that Microsoft is making between professional and standard versions of Office 2003 means that many customers may not get all the features they’ve been expecting, including broad support for Web services.
For more than a year, Microsoft has touted Office 2003’s support for Extensible Markup Language (XML), a highly anticipated new feature of the productivity suite. But Microsoft now plans to fully deliver the feature only in the two high-end versions of the product, one of which will be available only to businesses subscribing to Microsoft’s volume-licensing program. (full story)