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Re: [xml-dev] Synchronicity or pseudonym? Bill Gates announcesMicrosoft commitment to declarative programming

Ken,

I don't know the answer to your question, but I have collected
these references [1] for (codename) "D" -- apparently for "declarative"

If anyone has URIs for more detailed information, I'd be interested.

- Robin

=========== References:

[1]

http://blogs.zdnet.com/microsoft/?p=1159
"Microsoft declares its modeling love with a new language, D"

http://www.eweek.com/c/a/Application-Development/Microsoft-Preps-New-Modeling-Language/
"Microsoft Preps New Modeling Language"

http://weblog.infoworld.com/stratdev/archives/2008/02/yet_another_com.html
Yet Another Computer Language

http://geekswithblogs.net/ajames/archive/2008/02/07/microsofts-d.aspx
"Microsoft's 'D'"

http://www.infoworld.com/article/08/02/11/gates-declarative_1.html
"Gates talks up declarative modeling language effort"

-- 

Robin Cover
OASIS, Chief Information Architect
Editor, Cover Pages and XML Daily Newslink
http://xml.coverpages.org/

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On Tue, 12 Feb 2008, Ken North wrote:

> In another thread we've been discussing XPath navigation, declarative and
> procedural programming. Yesterday Bill Gates weighed in on the issue during his
> address to a conference.
>
> "With the declarative language project, the goal is to make programming
> declarative rather than procedural. "Most code that's written today is
> procedural code. And there's been this holy grail of development forever, which
> is that you shouldn't have to write so much [procedural] code," Gates said."
>
> Is this synchronicity or is Bill Gates using a pseudonym for xml-dev
> discussions?
>
> http://www.infoworld.com:80/article/08/02/11/gates-declarative_1.html
>
>
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>
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