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Re: [xml-dev] Do you enjoy neighborhoods where every house looksthe same?

On 28-Aug-13 8:37 AM, Simon St.Laurent wrote:

> Programmers often find code that was built to particular standards or
> patterns... wasn't.
> I tend to find it easier to hang pictures by driving the nail into a
> place in the wall where I know there's wood immediately beneath.  That
> not only avoids the electrical work, it provides a sound foundation for
> the nail.

Trust but verify. And, of course, this is but one very small component,
a bit like using an href attribute to indicate a URL. People could use
something else, but typically don't, so you usually can rely on it being
a URL.


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