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RE: [xml-dev] Has XML run its course?
- From: "Bullard, Claude L (Len)" <email@example.com>
- To: David Brownell <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Thu, 27 Sep 2001 13:11:01 -0500
For some of these people, they may have the choices they need.
MACs are still available.
Topic? Has XML Run Its Course? No. AFAICT, it
has yet to make it around the track once.
So effecive choice is the topic? Ok.
What are the choices other than XML?
From: David Brownell [mailto:email@example.com]
Aha, the quick jump back on-topic! :)
And then there are normal folk that are just buying
off-the-shelf products, who can't specify contracts.
When they have no effective choice ("What OS
do you want today?") there's no accountability,
contract-driven or otherwise. And when contract
clauses are impractical to enforce, ditto.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Bullard, Claude L (Len)" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "David Brownell" <email@example.com>
Sent: Thursday, September 27, 2001 9:23 AM
Subject: RE: [xml-dev] Has XML run its course?
> So do I.
> How can that be done? It seems to me that the
> designs for web services include the provisions
> for policy-mediated access. The rub is to get a
> system that can run that and run that reliably.
> No theory; contract and project, deliver or lose.
> At some point, contracts citing the specs take over
> and then accountability becomes a features issue.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: David Brownell [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> I prefer to see a system with real accountability.
> That shouldn't be getting taken off the table.
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