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   Re: [xml-dev] Future of Databases

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4/26/2002 1:34:19 AM, Bill Lindsey <bill@blnz.com> wrote:

>At one point, our reference manual started with the
>epigraph: "Programmers who fail to learn the lessons
>of Lisp are doomed to reimplement it."  

That's an interesting thought ... Anyone want to 
speculate on what the "lessons of LISP" are for XML?

(This may seem horribly off-topic, but I have a sense
that XML and LISP are close cousins at the infoset level,
and clearly XSLT took a lot from DSSSL).


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