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RE: [xml-dev] Should XML Professionals Be Programmers?

So the problem space is…? How does “information integration” or “data integration” sound? That is one of the phrases I hear bandied around at lot at present.


From: Michael Kay [mailto:mike@saxonica.com]
Sent: 08 March 2012 16:44
To: xml-dev@lists.xml.org
Subject: Re: [xml-dev] Should XML Professionals Be Programmers?


On 08/03/2012 16:27, Len Bullard wrote:

It’s a general qualifications question:  do you expect an XML professional to:



There's no such thing as an XML professional, any more than you can be a screwdriver professional or a fork-lift truck professional. People who define their abilities by the tools they can use proficiently are not professionals, they are technicians; professionals define their capabilities in terms of the problem space, not the solution space.

Michael Kay

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