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- To: "Bullard, Claude L \(Len\)" <email@example.com>,"Liam Quin" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Subject: RE: [xml-dev] Hostility to "binary XML" (was Re: [xml-dev] XML 20 04 weblog items?)
- From: "Dare Obasanjo" <email@example.com>
- Date: Mon, 22 Nov 2004 14:31:10 -0800
- Cc: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bullard, Claude L (Len) [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Monday, November 22, 2004 2:11 PM
> To: 'Liam Quin'
> Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: RE: [xml-dev] Hostility to "binary XML" (was Re:
> [xml-dev] XML 20 04 weblog items?)
> Tim Bray made an excellent point in his closing keynote when
> he compared it to AWT and Swing: if the tech needs
> improving, just do it. Have the fortitude to step up to the task.
Of course, it depends on your definition of "needs improving". Every
technology needs improving. The question is whether the cost of
"improvement" is worth the benefit.
PITHY WORDS OF WISDOM
It is impossible to make anything foolproof because fools are ingenious.
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