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RE: SAX Filters for Namespace Processing

8/5/01 12:23:28 PM, Edd Dumbill <edd@usefulinc.com> wrote:

>I have to express sympathy with this point of view.  A lot of the cruft
>I've seen in recent times is due to lack of, if not academic, certainly
>scholarly attention to prior art, experience and techniques.  Perhaps
>that's just the culture of the Web, where the naive approach rules.

In _Cyberselfish_, Paulina Boorsook speculated that one of the reasons the dotcoms didn't seem to 
want to hire anybody over 35 was that top management was afraid that older staffers would recognize 
the founders' concepts as things that had already been tried and failed.