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RE: [xml-dev] "Introducing MicroXML, Part 1: Explore the basicprinciples of MicroXML"

Thank you, Sam.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Len Bullard [mailto:Len.Bullard@ses-i.com] 
> Sent: July 5, 2012 09:24
> To: John Cowan
> Cc: Rushforth, Peter; xml-dev@lists.xml.org
> Subject: RE: [xml-dev] "Introducing MicroXML, Part 1: Explore 
> the basic principles of MicroXML"
> Thanks John.   It doesn't explain why these ideas died with a whimper
> other than there was no clamor for it.
> For Peter, I think the challenge is to pose the problem(s) 
> that will be solved by adding linking semantics to XML that 
> aren't solved otherwise.
> Given the near obsession with HATEOAS of late, he might do 
> well to start with the state-diagrams where uncertainty is 
> flattened away by the application designer so the need for an 
> n-way link and external links becomes like supersymmetry, a 
> solution to a problem of the theory but nothing practical. ;)
> I'm off to accompany Jerry Garcia into Mordor to see if 
> hobbits are really aliens with hairy feet.
> len
> -----Original Message-----
> From: John Cowan [mailto:cowan@ccil.org] On Behalf Of John Cowan
> Sent: Tuesday, July 03, 2012 7:53 PM
> To: Len Bullard
> Cc: Rushforth, Peter; xml-dev@lists.xml.org
> Subject: Re: [xml-dev] "Introducing MicroXML, Part 1: Explore 
> the basic principles of MicroXML"
> Len Bullard scripsit:
> > http://home.ccil.org/~cowan/XML/afng.html
> > 
> > John Cowan might be able to explain what became of this work.
> I never got it quite right, and I never had the energy or 
> motivation to pursue a slightly-wrong implementation.  
> Eventually it fell off my open-source/open-standard bucket list.
> > My point is to note that work on these concepts stretched 
> out over a 
> > decade from when that first article was published (although Hytime 
> > itself had been around a few years by that point) and some 
> of the most 
> > brilliant minds in the markup tribe worked on it.
> > 
> > And without much fanfare, it died.
> The best may be the enemy of the good, but the good often 
> returns the favor.
> -- 
> But the next day there came no dawn,            John Cowan
> and the Grey Company passed on into the         cowan@ccil.org
> darkness of the Storm of Mordor and were 
> http://www.ccil.org/~cowan lost to mortal sight; but the Dead
> followed them.          --"The Passing of the Grey Company"

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