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Re: [xml-dev] ten years later, time to repeat it?

Len Bullard wrote:
> Amazing how that works out.  I'd love to have a few shekels for every time I
> was beat over the head about the MCM.  But like attributes, they seem to be
> a natural feature of the way we organize information even if an illogical
> one.

Human communications is rarely logical, and XML is pretty much a 
junction point between our expectations of computers and humans. 
Shifted a bit toward the computers from SGML, but not all the way.

> You might be right about the users, but the systems implementers would
> notice PDQ.  How would you like to rewrite Visual Studio?

I don't remember Visual Studio providing a lot of support for DTDs, 
though I'll confess it's been a few years since I used it.

Simon St.Laurent
Retired XML troublemaker

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