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Technical Program Manager II Interview Redmond, WA

The most surprising technical question was around the XML

  elements and rules for processing. This wasn't relevant to the role I was interviewing. It has been too long to remember the details.

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XML elements must follow these naming rules:

Names can contain letters, numbers, and other characters
Names cannot start with a number or punctuation character
Names cannot start with the letters xml (or XML, or Xml, etc)
Names cannot contain spaces
Any name can be used, no words are reserved.

Interview Candidate on Jul 26, 2013

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