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[Michael Champion]
 >Gaack! OK, "somewhat" less of an issue, but alarm bells go off in my head 
 >I hear something that sounds to me like "Pay no attention to the mess 
behind the
 >curtain, the great and powerful Wizard will guide you."

Uche exposed the pitfalls of relying on wizards 

Yup. Wizards should be a convenience not a substitute for a conceptual 
model of what
is going on in any syntax. Wizards can be a seductive trap.


Its that human-readability thing again.

There is great value in human-readability. Jettison it, and you are on a 
slippery slope
towards loosing ownership over your own conceptual models of your own data.

You many think you own it but you don't. You will be a slave to the tools 
than the other way around.

Not good. Not good at all.




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