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Re: XML Blueberry
- From: John Cowan <email@example.com>
- To: Tim Bray <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Fri, 22 Jun 2001 10:50:03 -0400
Tim Bray wrote:
>>upgrading parsers to Blueberry is intentionally trivial: it's basically
>>about expanding a few tables.
> Well, the upgrade is just a software upgrade, and it doesn't really
> make any difference whether you're changing one bit in a dispatch
> table or doing a major re-write.
In terms of deployment costs, no; in terms of development
costs (i.e. developer mind-share), it certainly does.
People are more willing to schedule and commit to easy changes
than complex ones.
I never said the *costs* were trivial.
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