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On Mon, 2004-06-07 at 00:26, Bob Foster wrote:
> Michael Kay wrote:
> >>IMHO, XML's biggest mistake was to make validation optional.
> > I sense a general law here. For every successful technology T, T's
> > mistake was the feature that made T successful.
> > For example, Java's biggest mistake was trying to make the language
> > compatible with C.
> And XSLT's biggest mistake was XML syntax?
You two are definitely on to something. :-)
Perl's biggest mistake was probably integrating regex syntax in the