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RE: intertwined specs
- From: "Simon St.Laurent" <email@example.com>
- To: "Bullard, Claude L (Len)" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, email@example.com
- Date: Fri, 16 Feb 2001 14:47:20 -0500
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.
>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
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