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At 9:26 AM -0400 10/21/03, Norman Walsh wrote:
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>/ Tim Bray <email@example.com> was heard to say:
>| done." This leaves the question of whether it *should* be done. At
>| this point the head-count in the "contra" column is larger than in the
>| "pro" column, among those who speak up at least.
>Just to be counted: contra.
Ditto. Contra also. While I was very impressed by the hack that
allowed this without requiring a revision of XML, I agree that human
factors suggest it should not be adopted. It would just be too damned
confusing trying to explain this to everyone.
Elliotte Rusty Harold
Processing XML with Java (Addison-Wesley, 2002)