RE: What do XML consultants actually do?
> God! If I were paid to help people figure out XML syntax, I would be > way, way, way, WAY overpaid. What companies hire consultants for is > to help them understand how to exchange and process information: 90% > of the complexity comes from the nature of the information they're > trying to model and the business environment in which they work, 9.9% > of the complexity comes from finding, learning, and integrating the > software components, and perhaps the remaining 0.1% has something to > do with the syntax of the markup layer (but probably not). Absolutely. I've seen a number of project fail from incomplete understanding of the problem domain, and none from incomplete understanding of the syntax. Again, the complexity isn't in XML... it's in the problems being solved. xml-dev: A list for W3C XML Developers. To post, mailto:xml-dev@i... Archived as: http://www.lists.ic.ac.uk/hypermail/xml-dev/ and on CD-ROM/ISBN 981-02-3594-1 To unsubscribe, mailto:majordomo@i... the following message; unsubscribe xml-dev To subscribe to the digests, mailto:majordomo@i... the following message; subscribe xml-dev-digest List coordinator, Henry Rzepa (mailto:rzepa@i...)
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