Re: Ten new XQuery, XSLT 2.0 and XPath 2.0 Working Drafts
<Quote> XML-DEV is a festival of cranky old men complaining about the "youth of today" and how things were better in the XML world in the old days. </Quote> Hey -- I was born in the 60s (the *late* 60s). :);) Dare Obasanjo wrote: > > > -----Original Message----- > > From: Mike Champion [mailto:mc@x...] > > Sent: Friday, May 09, 2003 7:17 AM > > To: xml-dev@l... > > > > > In case someone misread your message, let's be clear: Only > > the Data Model > > > and Functions and Operators are in Last call. > > > > Good point. Still, the most fundamental complaint I hear on > > XML-DEV about > > XQuery seems to be that the data model has gone overboard in > > incorporating > > PSVI and thus binding everything too tightly to the XSDL type system. > > That's why I mentioned the last call. > > The fundamental complaint I have about XML-DEV is that people are very > good at generating megabytes of mail traffic about technologies they > neither have used nor tried to understand. XML-DEV is a festival of > cranky old men complaining about the "youth of today" and how things > were better in the XML world in the old days. I've read the few > complaints about XQuery & XSLT 2.0 and besides irrational FUD about > dependencies on W3C XML Schema have failed to see any valid issues > brought up. > > This is unfortunate since I was hoping I'd see more criticisms of the > family of specs from a technical perspective besides what we've done > internally during our own review process. > > -- > PITHY WORDS OF WISDOM > Mincing your words is a good thing because you may have to eat them > later. > > This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers no > rights. > > ----------------------------------------------------------------- > The xml-dev list is sponsored by XML.org <http://www.xml.org>, an > initiative of OASIS <http://www.oasis-open.org> > > The list archives are at http://lists.xml.org/archives/xml-dev/ > > To subscribe or unsubscribe from this list use the subscription > manager: <http://lists.xml.org/ob/adm.pl>
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