Re: Towards XML 2.0
On Mon, 6 Dec 2010 09:23:56 -0000 "Pete Cordell" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > What if you're just sketching out the outline of your XML; back of > envelope stuff. So you want to do something like: > > <xml:comment> > Need something like: > <path ...location attrs...> > Either <route> or set of <stage> elements > <Complexity (or should that be <difficulty>)> > Need a couple of metrics here > </> > </xml:comment> > > Why should the XML community insist that that has to be well-formed? > Does the XML community gain anything by it being well-formed? Yes. XML? > > I could make the above well-formed, but as a developer I might want > to do a brain-dump and come back to it later. What right do we have > to insist that a developer has to fix the above comment before moving > onto something else? Do it now or later, same work? > > Or the IDE could 'fix' it, but I imagine that that would just put in > a bunch of gibberish that the developer would later have to unpick. > > I think we should make XML easier to use, not harder. It's no harder Pete. Just now rather than later? -- regards -- Dave Pawson XSLT XSL-FO FAQ. http://www.dpawson.co.uk
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