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   RE: [xml-dev] Extensibility of a data language

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  • To: "bryan rasmussen" <rasmussen.bryan@gmail.com>,"XML Developers List" <xml-dev@lists.xml.org>
  • Subject: RE: [xml-dev] Extensibility of a data language
  • From: "Chiusano Joseph" <chiusano_joseph@bah.com>
  • Date: Tue, 7 Feb 2006 07:45:57 -0500
  • Thread-index: AcYr1BhvnSUHdyb+TPq79cKkWXyRcAAECGew
  • Thread-topic: [xml-dev] Extensibility of a data language

> -----Original Message-----
> From: bryan rasmussen [mailto:rasmussen.bryan@gmail.com] 
> Sent: Tuesday, February 07, 2006 5:45 AM
> To: XML Developers List
> Subject: [xml-dev] Extensibility of a data language
> It seems that most successful examples of extension exist at 
> the level of protocol, display languages, and so forth, 
> whereas I can't think of any particularly successful data 
> language where the language had the possibility of extension 
> of the language by users built in.

Not sure what you mean by "successful" (in what sense?) - but what are
some examples in your opinion of "unsuccessful" data langauges that
enable extensibility? 


Joseph Chiusano
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> It often seems that Data heads feel that the kind of loose 
> extensibility that namespaces can be set to allow will create anarchy.
> Any arguments against?
> Cheers,
> Bryan Rasmussen
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