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RE: intertwined specs

At 01:22 PM 2/16/01 -0600, Bullard, Claude L (Len) wrote:
>The simple things are simple to do.  Doing a
>lot of simple things that don't get in
>each other's way can get hard.

But there are ways to do complex things without complicating the parts 
that  are simple - seems like something computer science has deal with for 
a good long time.

>On the
>other hand, the SML guys set out to simplify
>XML.  How is that going?

We got as far as Common XML, which seems fairly well received, though 
largely unknown:

Beyond that, there are plenty of interesting ideas there.

Simon St.Laurent - Associate Editor, O'Reilly and Associates
XML Elements of Style / XML: A Primer, 2nd Ed.
XHTML: Migrating Toward XML
http://www.simonstl.com - XML essays and books