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   Re: [xml-dev] If XML is too hard for a programmer, perhaps he'd be bett

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Uche Ogbuji wrote:
>>Nonetheless, regex is perfectly suitable for parsing XML in narrow,
>>provincial, tightly constrained and content-controlled circumstances. 
> ROTFL.  If Tim had written that at first, rather than what he did write, I'd 
> guess this thread would never even have had legs.  I, for sure, would not have 
> been interested in arguing a truism.
> Funny thing, though, that I have in my career encountered so few narrow, 
> provincial, tightly constrained and content-controlled circumstances. 

Well, I'm firmly provincial.  I even live in one.
Cheers, Tim Bray
         (ongoing fragmented essay: http://www.tbray.org/ongoing/)


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