Lists Home |
Date Index |
Bullard, Claude L (Len) wrote:
> We have XSD because it got the most votes at the time. It's that
We got XSD because it was the only candidate running. The same people
who developed it were the people who voted on it, and they only got to
vote Yes or No. What did you expect to happen in an election like that?
Now if the competition had not been XSD, yes or no; but XSD or RELAX NG?
And if the people who voted were not themselves the developers of the
languages; then the outcome might have been very different. Indeed
that's exactly what seems to be happening in the marketplace. A strong
majority of developers who actually consider both options are picking
RELAX NG. XSD is winning only with developers who don't know they have a
Elliotte Rusty Harold email@example.com
Java I/O 2nd Edition Just Published!