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   Re: Architectural Forms and XAF

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  • From: Michael Fuller <msf@io.mds.rmit.edu.au>
  • To: Arjun Ray <aray@q2.net>
  • Date: Fri, 25 Feb 2000 18:05:16 +1100

Arjun Ray wrote:
> David Megginson wrote:
> > David Wang wrote:
> > > On a related topic, I'm also wondering about the health of AF -
> > It's pretty-much dead in the water for now -- almost nobody uses AFs
> > or even bothers to defend them 
> This is the saddest part.  The W3C is gung-ho on namespaces, and an
> integral part of the boosterism surrounding this bogosity is the
> obligatory potshot at AFs.

I'm curious: what _are_ the potshots?
Seriously: are there genuine issues, other than "Not Invented Here"?
True shortcomings of some sort that precluded architectural forms
being used as the basis for a namespace-like framework?

Someone from the other side of the debate ;-) to Arjun?

Michael, curiously.

(Town Hall topic, perhaps? Pity I won't be there...)

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