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   Re: [xml-dev] Fwd: War of Attrition (was: [xml-dev] Underwhelmed(WAS: [x

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> For some reason, I have a feeling that the unjustifiable complexity of
> the later XML specs is not altogether random and goes beyond the
> Second System Effect [0] mentioned in [1].
> So the big fish rode out DOM Level 2. Some will ride out W3C
> Schema. Those left standing will try XML Query. And then the winner
> will throw away the specs it used to win the battle.
> As soon as you've won your war of attrition, you have no use for the
> very instrument you used to win it.

Relax ... and rest ;-)

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