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   Re: [xml-dev] Universal Applications, Universal Data

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Simon St.Laurent scripsit:

> I'm not sure that any of the criticisms there affect what Mike wrote
> about second-order benefits rather than short-term profits,

Didn't mean it to.

> though they
> certainly reflect Eric Raymond's hackers-as-humble-übermenchen
> perspective quite well.

Yup.  Consider, in what branch of academia other than computer science
do we hear of professors offering *payment* for bona fide errors in their
books?  Mostly they very much don't want to hear about 'em.

John Cowan                              <jcowan@reutershealth.com>
http://www.ccil.org/~cowan              http://www.reutershealth.com
Unified Gaelic in Cyrillic script!


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