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RE: [xml-dev] An easy-to-use technology is a double-edged sword (XML is an easy-to-use technology)

Making life harder for the smart people is not a good solution to the
unwillingness of not-so-smart people.  That is the classic 'everyone can
only run as fast as the slowest gazelle' approach aka "No Gazelle Left

I don't think a) that XML vocabulary design is easy where the language
domain is hard or b) that ease where it exists is strongly coupled to
failure of will to reuse.


From: Costello, Roger L. [mailto:costello@mitre.org] 
XML's low barrier to entry has been a mixed blessing for the Web.

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