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Simon St.Laurent wrote:
>>The creators of XML were wrong. Postel’s Law has no exceptions."
> Just to be clear, this is Aaron Swartz's argument, not mine. I
> disagree with Aaron, but for reasons that are not yet coherent enough to
> post. I figured his provocation was worth some thought, however.
See http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-sgml-wg/1997Apr/ and
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-sgml-wg/1997May/ - but only if
you've got some time to invest.
Cheers, Tim Bray
(ongoing fragmented essay: http://www.tbray.org/ongoing/)