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- From: "Gavin Thomas Nicol" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- To: <email@example.com>
- Date: Sun, 28 Nov 1999 21:20:40 -0500
> >Again, if SML is designed solely to remove the "complexity"
> from XML, then I think it is entirely misguided... [...]
> Or rather, it is not just technically guided. Complexity has
> initial costs and recurring costs -- learning curves,
> building apps on top of XML, time-to-market, revisiting old
> problems, technical support, software maintainability, etc.
I don't buy the rationale that a new syntax is needed to address
the problems here. At the end of the day, the people who actually
*use* the systems built around XML should give a tinkers cuss
one way or another... it should be hidden from them.
The XML that is most important is the XML that can't be seen...
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