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Re: [xml-dev] What are the practical, negative consequences of thinkingthat attributes are metadata?

This is a good illustration of my dictum

"Start simple because it's only going to get more complex".


On 2/16/2017 10:05 AM, Simon St.Laurent wrote:
XML still works beautifully, if you apply it to the experience from
which it emerged: documents.  It works far better if you can forget the
weight loaded onto it by a decade and a half of developers trying to
make it fit a space it was never going to handle gracefully.  XML can
work for some lightweight data storage and messaging, but somehow that
rarely stays "light".

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