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   Re: Improved writing -- who's going to pay for it?

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  • From: Edward Loh <EdwardLoh@email.msn.com>
  • To: xml-dev@lists.xml.org
  • Date: Thu, 12 Oct 2000 00:21:45 -0400

I agree with Ron wholeheartedly and I just want to add one more reason to
his last point.

Ronald Bourret wrote:

> Rick JELLIFFE wrote:
> >
> > The prime readers of XML Schemas specification is implementers of XML


> My point is that comprehensibility is critical, and that the lack of it
> is affecting things that are critical to them, such as reader input,
> implementation experience, and rapid acceptance.

Both comprehensibility and *clairity* of writting are critical because (in
addition to Ron's reasons) clear and concise spec minimizes room for
individual intepretation by implementers of all kinds.  And that, I believe,
is one of the fundamental philosophy of XML.




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