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   Re: [xml-dev] typing and markup (was Re: [xml-dev] XQuery types)

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Michael Kay wrote:

> On that score, I think you will find that a great deal of effort has been
> expended, and will continue to be expended, on reducing the complexity.
> Unfortunately, finding the right simplifications is not always easy,
> especially in a large committee. People (me included) are always less likely
> to fight against the addition of a feature they consider unnecessary than
> against the removal of one they really like, so it's always hard to make the
> language smaller.

Yeah, but it's worth the effort.  If you don't put in the effort to 
throw things out, you will bitterly regret this later and ask yourself 
how you could have been so stupid.  I speak from bitter experience. -Tim


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