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   Re: Again wit da AND and Repetitions

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  • From: "Simon St.Laurent" <simonstl@simonstl.com>
  • To: David Brownell <david-b@pacbell.net>, roddey@us.ibm.com
  • Date: Thu, 13 May 1999 16:56:58 -0400

At 01:29 PM 5/13/99 -0700, David Brownell wrote:
>My issue is the wisdom of having such features.  They're not
>necessary, and the particular sort of "feature creep" I see
>happening now with XML is a worry to me.

Someone posted a long time ago that XML would be best off if it shrank
consistently from version to version rather than sprouting new features.  I
don't remember who it was, but I wish their wisdom would guide future XML
development.  Right now, it looks like we're aiming for a baroque period in

Simon St.Laurent
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