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RE: tolerating anarchy (was Re: Personal reply)

At 10:10 AM 3/13/01 -0600, Bullard, Claude L (Len) wrote:
>Why was XML was adopted?  To
>give anarchists a safe sandbox so the
>rest of the world could get on with the
>business of the Internet.

Why was the Web created?  To give anarchists a safe sandbox so the rest of 
the world could _learn how to get on_ with the business of the Internet.

Ditto XML.

>That is toleration.

If you enjoy your false premise, I suppose it is.

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