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Re: [xml-dev] Michael Kay on application processing

Could it be there is some confusion between the quality and intelligence of
the engineer(s) who indeed so successfully proof how one can do very many
beautiful things in an XML only world and the usability of the XML
development ecosystems for those with more typical development talents and
educational backgrounds living in worlds outside of xml-dev ?

> From: Dimitre Novatchev <dnovatchev@gmail.com>
> Date: Sat, 6 Dec 2008 10:17:39 -0800
> To: Mukul Gandhi <gandhi.mukul@gmail.com>
> Cc: "Costello, Roger L." <costello@mitre.org>, "xml-dev@lists.xml.org"
> <xml-dev@lists.xml.org>
> Subject: Re: [xml-dev] Michael Kay on application processing
> On Sat, Dec 6, 2008 at 8:24 AM, Mukul Gandhi <gandhi.mukul@gmail.com> wrote:
>> I agree with many of the points which Mike mentions.
>> I think, we cannot do (or should not do) all programming with XML
>> based languages (this is my instinctive feeling, and my below
>> statements are a bit different).
> The major difference between Dr. Kay's position and Mukul's statements
> is that the former is based on huge, successful practical experience
> and deep understanding, while the latter is, in Mukul's own words,
> "instinctive feeling".
> My own experience just confirms Dr. Kay's conclusions. Fortunately,
> these can (and will) be confirmed experimentally, too.
> --
> Cheers,
> Dimitre Novatchev
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