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   Re: [xml-dev] Imprimaturs - W3C and ISO

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On Nov 2, 2004, at 10:12 AM, Bullard, Claude L (Len) wrote:

> The fun of developing in a system that didn't rely on
> multiple languages, the modal dialogs were modal,
> the statefulness was manageable, the security was
> secure, a stylesheet was applied to a document not
> a form, hyperlinks were old fashioned and only
> used for TOCs and inverted indexes in the composition
> engine, complexity was used to describe income
> tax forms, we could buy a system from a vendor
> that supported it for ten years, if you could master
> the main function, the rest was easy, SQL was a novel
> but useful toy, a path expression didn't look like
> it derived its syntax from subway grafitti...

Ahhh. The good old days.


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