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??? (was RE: A simple guy with a simple problem)
- From: "Simon St.Laurent" <email@example.com>
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Date: Wed, 14 Mar 2001 15:40:47 -0500
At 01:42 PM 3/14/01 -0600, Bullard, Claude L (Len) wrote:
>Not XML, but here is an interesting article
>illustrating some results of bad practice
>and what can happen if the simple
>approach is preferred. (Try the simple
>thing first and wait for the results...).
>Stunning information. The architects tried to
>make it easy then the world made it hard. So
>they adjust but not before the damage is done.
I don't think that article says what you're claiming it says. Security
adminstrators doing a crappy job doesn't strike me as "the simple
approach", and all of the conclusions read "Failure to follow Best
Practices", not "Architects made core technology too simple".
Nor am I convinced that security examples are great metaphors for XML work.
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