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Re: [xml-dev] Meaning of "Design for the unanticipated user"

Robert Koberg wrote:
> On Jan 17, 2009, at 10:45 AM, Simon St.Laurent wrote:
>> I worry that the example is way too simple, which makes the 
>> consequences seem less consequential.
>> However, as a way of introducing the concept to people who can't 
>> imagine it, it's definitely a good thing.
> In addition, I think authentication and authorization would come into 
> play...

For some applications, yes.  For a lot of others, no.

(And even with authentication and authorization, there's still plenty of 
room for people to do unexpected things with your data.)

Simon St.Laurent

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