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On Thursday 31 January 2002 09:34 am, Bullard, Claude L (Len) wrote:
> True, but anyone who thinks there is a straight line
> for the emergence of hypermedia's place in technology
> doesn't read enough or wasn't around for some of these
Right. There's lessons to be learned from the technology, and from how
*not* to do things (hardest lessons of all).
> Still, gencoding wins every time if one chooses
> simpler or worse is better over evolvable and
> that is a lesson for the namespace supporters.
Quite. Sooner or later the big dreams come crashing back to reality.
Hardcoding anything is usually a pretty big mistake.